About Us

Parishes
The Parishes of St Benedict’s, St Mary’s and St Oswald’s are part of the Warrington Pastoral Area in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Liverpool.

The Parish of St Benedict’s serves the Catholic community in Orford in the East of Warrington.

The Parish of St Mary’s serves the Catholic community in the centre of Warrington.

The Parish of St Oswald, King & Martyr, serves the Catholic community in Padgate in the East of Warrington.

Clergy
The three Parishes are served by the following clergy:

Parish Priest               Fr Dave Heywood

Deacons                       Revv Michael Birchall, David Boyle, Tony Kerrigan (rtd) and Michael Oxley

Parish Office
There is one office for the three Parishes, which is based at St Benedict’s, and is open Monday to Friday, 9.00 am – 5.00 pm:

Administrator           Mrs Celia Baxter

Priestly Fraternity of St Peter
The Priestly Fraternity of St Peter (FSSP), who celebrate the Eucharist and the other sacraments according to the liturgical books in force in 1962, serve St Mary’s Shrine in Warrington Town Centre.

Rector                           Fr Armand de Malleray, FSSP
Assistant                     Fr James Mawdsley, FSSP
Secretary                    Mrs Jane Wright

Polish Community
The Polish community in Warrington celebrate Mass every Sunday at St Oswald’s in their native language.  Additional special services are held at St Oswald’s over the Easter and Christmas period.

Slovak/Czeck Community
The Slovak/Czeck community in Warrington also celebrate Mass periodically at St Benedict’s in their native language.