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Last updated 21st April 2020

Pastoral Assistant

Pastoral Assistant (PA) ministry in Blackburn diocese has a long and honourable history dating back more than 25 years; it continues to be a valued and much appreciated parochial lay ministry. 

This page provides information for those who are commissioned as a PA in Blackburn Diocese.

Training Days

The 2020 training mornings were cancelled due to Covid-19. We hope to rearrange them for a later date and will update the website accordingly.


Useful documents

The Warden of Lay Ministry

Mrs Ruth Haldane