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Last updated 19th March 2018

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.

Quiet Day

The next PA Quiet Day will be in Octoebr 2018. Once a date and venue have been confirmed it will be posted here.

Training Days

Some resources from the recent PA training mornings on Supporting Marriage and Relationships can be downloaded here.


Useful documents

The Warden of Pastoral Assistants

Mrs Mandy Stanton


Tel: 01254 503084