Welcome To Our Parish Website
Our Parish Church is St Mary's, Middlewich.
The Mass centre of St Margaret Ward in Holmes Chapel is also part of our Parish.
Our Parish Priest is Fr Peter Dutton and our Deacons are Rev Tony Ford & Rev Chris Wells.
The Parish covers Middlewich, Holmes Chapel, Goostrey, Byley and Cranage, and lies on both sides of Junction 18 of the M6.
Fr Peter will celebrate three Masses on Christmas Eve, 4.30, 6.30 &11.00pm and two on Christmas day, 9.00 & 11.00am. There will be a booking system for the first three Masses, open from 28th November, and no one extra can be admitted. Bookings will only be taken from parishioners of St Mary's & St Margaret's and their families for these three Masses. The Christmas Day masses will be "first come, first served with the usual 50 limit; 6.30pm & 11.00am will be streamed.
To Book: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, giving your name, phone number, which Mass you want to attend and how many people. Babies in arms do not count but all children over 12 months old do count. You will receive a reply telling you if you have a place or not.
If you cannot email, ring the presbytery during office hours. You cannot leave an answerphone message, you must speak live to someone, or you will not know if there are still places available.
Due to the restrictions during the second lockdown there are no public masses until current lockdown ends. Mass will be broadcast at the usual times on the parish Facebook page. See Mass Times.
We have updated the Foodbank page to advise drop off points as during Covid restrictions we are unable to collect at the Church. For anyone wishing to help financially a new direct debit form is available from the Foodbank link. Foodbank page.
Follow this link for parish activities and events.
Thanks to all who have sent donations for the parish.
There are various ways available to contribute to St Mary’s Parish:
1) Regular Standing Order from your bank account; contact presbytery for details.
2) Payments via Internet. Donations to St. Mary's Parish funds can be made online using this link:
St Mary's Parish Online Giving. Thank you.
3) Envelopes posted through presbytery door (if needed add offertory envelope number/name).
Please note: all cheques (for both Mass Offerings and Offertory Collection) must be made to
“St Mary’s Middlewich” or the bank will not accept them.
For more details click here to go to Parish Donations page, or contact presbytery at email@example.com.