James Battersby

Prior to the opening of the annex at St Mary’s John Rider Bisby wrote a brief biography of this fascinating individual. Click here to read John’s biography about this generous benefactor to St Mary’s. John Rider Bisby, a parishioner of St Mary’s, compiled the biography of James Battersby and along with his granddaughter Rebecca produced…

Comboni Missionary Sisters

We welcomed Sister Aurora Salgado de Abreu who spoke at all weekend Masses on the work of the Comboni Missionary Sisters. Our parishes donated a combined £798 to the Comboni Sisters. You can find our more about the Comboni Sisters by visiting their website here.

The Knights of St Columba

Andrew Fowler from The Knights of St Columba was welcomed to Cottam & Lea Town on the weekend of the 2nd & 3rd March 2019. Andrew highlighted the work of the Knights and asked for people to consider joining the KSC. The Knights are involved in many activities throughout the year and help and take…