Contacts

Parish Priest: Fr William Damah CSSP , 01244 371660

Assistant Priest: Fr James Mchamungu CSSP, 01244 371660

Permanent Deacons: Rev Lawrence Hordley, 01244 342048, mobile 07960 517463,        Rev Tom Coyle, mobile 07986 089773

Parish Secretary, St Columba’s:  Carol Galvin, 01244 624019,  stcolumbaschurch2016@outlook.com

Parish Secretary, St Theresa’s: Eileen Irwin, 01244 371660, st.theresas@btinternet.com

Gift Aid Coordinator: Jan Roberts 07952 463146, jan64roberts@gmail.com

Parish Safeguarding Reps: Claire Graham, 01244 341287 or 07880 553830, Jane Walsh 01244 378201

St Columba’s Parish Hall: Sue Carr. For enquiries and bookings please contact 07553 114531 or email columbashallbookings@gmail.com

Choir Leader: Mark Traynor, mobile  07752 317772. The Choir sings at 11.00am Mass on alternate Sundays, alternating with the Music Group.

Music Group Leader: Pauline Payne 01244 350323. The Music Group alternates with the Choir in singing at the 11.00am Sunday Mass.

Organists: Robert Green 01244 383836 and Joseph Chesshyre 07810 797046

Altar Servers: Richard Curtis 07787 782255

Baptisms: 

  • St. Columba’s: By appointment. After speaking to Fr. William to arrange a date, please contact Claire O’Donnell, 07743 704383.
  • St. Theresa’s: To arrange a Baptism, please contact Fr. William or Mike Maxwell on 07851 720217 or email mike.max28@gmail.com

Children’s Liturgy: Catherine Green 01244 383866. The children meet in the Hall for the first part of the 11.00 Sunday Mass.

Eucharistic Ministers, Readers and Bidding Prayers Authors:  Rota organiser Carol Galvin 01244 624019

Newsletter Co-ordinator & website contact: Bernard Payne, 01244 350323 or email: columbaswebsite@btinternet.com

Catholic Women’s League: Elizabeth Wilson, 01244 346772

SVP:  Mark Traynor, 07515 491251, email: TreasurerF180402@svp.org.uk

Primary Schools:  St Werburgh and St Columba’s, Lightfoot St, Hoole, Chester CH2 3AD, 01244 981228.

St Theresa’s Primary School, Kipling Road, Blacon, Chester CH1 5UU, 01244 981070

High School: Chester Catholic High, Old Wrexham Road, Handbridge, Chester CH4 7HS, 01244  981600

Chester Hospitals Chaplaincy: 01244 364543 (answer phone available)