The Parish War memorial was erected to the memory of the men of St. Mary's Parish who died in World War 1.
More information on Lieutenant Eugene John Vincent Hemelryk
Lieutenant Eugene John Vincent Hemelryk was the son of Paul Edward Joseph Hemelryk JP and Caroline Bertha Hemelryk of the Priory Gateacre. Paul E.J. Hemelryk was a prominent Liverpool cotton broker who was decorated with honours from both the Pope (Knight Commander of St. Gregory) for his charitable work and by the Emperor of Japan (for his work as the Japanese consul in Liverpool).
He is also remembered on the War Memorial at Bishop Eton
More information on Lance Corporal Edward Vincent Davies
More information on Lance Corporal Timothy Foley
No information has been found on L Corporal Charles White.
More information on Rifleman Thomas Burke
More information on Private Edward Carroll
He was the brother of Gunner Joseph Carroll.
More information on Gunner Joseph Carroll
He was the brother of Private Edward Carroll.
More information on Private William Deffley
More information on Driver Peter Derbyshire
No information has been found on Private Gallagher
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More information on Private John Grace
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No information has been found on Private Michael Melia
No information has been found on Private James McDonagh
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No information on Private Thomas Pinnington
AB Patrick QUIGLEY
No information on AB Patrick Quigley
More information on Private James Riding
The Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes:
The Shrine was erected by St. Mary's CYMS to commemorate the centenary of the definition of the dogma of the Immaculate Conception in 1954 The staues being the gift of the parishioners.
In summer 2014. Our beautiful shrine, a haven of peace and prayer in our midst, has been renovated thanks to a generous bequest from Grace Hosker. A bench will soon be in place with an inscription in memory of Grace.
Photos before Renovation
Photos after Renovation
New Teak Bench with inscription - In memory of Grace Hosker
- Faith for Life Course
- Bereavement Team Training
- Training for Lay Funeral Ministers
- Restored Lives
- Northern Scripture Festival
- RCIA support - under the fig tree
- Welcoming the stranger
- Sacred Heart Chorley - Housekeeper
- Sacred Heart Chorley - Parish Administrator
- Achdiocese - 6 Pastoral Associates sought