List of Key contacts within the Parish
Use the details below to get ahold of us.
Parish Priest: Fr William Damah CSSp , 01244 371660, email@example.com
Assistant Priest: Fr James Mchamungu CSSp, 01244 371660, firstname.lastname@example.org
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, email@example.com
Parish Secretary, St Theresa’s: Eileen Irwin, 01244 371660, firstname.lastname@example.org
Gift Aid Coordinator: For St Columba’s Jan Roberts 07952 463146, email@example.com
For St Theresa’s Stephen Parry 01244 880284 firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish Safeguarding Representative: Sue Hutcheson, 07964 13092 or 01244 371070 OR Jane Walsh 01244 378201
St Columba’s Parish Hall: Sue Carr. For enquiries and bookings please contact 07553 114531 or email email@example.com
Choir Leader: For St Columba’s Mark Traynor, mobile 07752 317772. In normal non-Covid times the Choir sings at 11.00am Mass on alternate Sundays, alternating with the Music Group. For St Theresa’s Chris Steele
Music Group Leader: Pauline Payne 01244 350323. In normal non-Covid times the Music Group alternates with the Choir in singing at the 11.00am Sunday Mass at St Columba’s
Organists: Robert Green 01244 383836, Joseph Chesshyre 07810 797046 and Chris Steele 01244 552129
Altar Servers: Richard Curtis 07787 782255
- St. Columba’s: By appointment. After speaking to Fr. William
- St. Theresa’s: To arrange a Baptism, please contact Fr. William.
Children’s Liturgy: For St Columba’s the children meet in the Hall for the first part of the 11.00 Sunday Mass. For St Theresa’s we meet in the sacristy after the opening prayer. Please note: This has been suspended for the duration of the Covid pandemic at both Churches.
Eucharistic Ministers, Readers and Bidding Prayers Authors: Rota organiser, For St Columba’s: Carol Galvin 01244 624019. For St Theresa’s Eileen Irwin 01244 371660
Newsletter Co-ordinator & website contact: Awaiting new appointment
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)