St Mary’s Interior

The stunning stained glass interior of Saint Marys Church.

ash wednesday 2018



Fr Michael Barrett’s ordination

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Michael Barrett Ordination

Ordination of Michael Barrett 15 June 2016 at St Paul’s Outside the Walls, Rome. Michael Barrett was the head teacher of St Anne’s Primary School appointed by Fr Ambrose when he was Parish Priest in 1991. He remained head until July 2013. At the winter half term in 2005 his wonderful wife Jackie Barrett died…

Merciful Like the Father

Year of Mercy in 60 Seconds

This short clip explains the Year of Mercy in 60 seconds. It will help some people to understand what we are doing at St. Mary’s Leyland as well as all the other Jubilee Churches.

Year of Mercy

Year of Mercy

There are six “stations” in the Church to mark where Pilgrims go to make their pilgrimage for the year of Mercy. Each one has something to do and are marked by the six banners. View more photographs in preparation of the event which shows the Papal flag and flagpole, Fr. Paul, Fr. Stephen, Julie, Fr….

One of the stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross in our Church that was made for Fr Jonathan by the Cumberland and Lancashire Education Online. (CLEO)

Church with its original altar rails

Artistic Features

Photographs of the Artistic features of the church courtesy of William Kearney

Old Church

A collection of images courtesy of Tony Harte of old St Marys Church

Fr Edmund FitzSimoins, Fr Gregory O'Brien, Fr. Theo at Palm Sunday

Opening of the Church

Some amazing earlier photographs courtesy of Emma Orrell. First weddings, holy communions and the crowning of Our Lady at the time of the Opening of the church.

Church from outside 24 April 08

St Marys Church exterior in summer light

Church from inside 3 May 2008

2008 Images of the interior of St Marys Church

Altar down with digger

Church during reordering

2008 Reordering of St Marys Church

Church by Night

The Illuminated St Marys Church exterior in the Evening

Church Old & New

Images from 2008 of the interior and exterior of St Marys Church

Fr Jonathan in Guinea Bissau

Photographs from Fr Jonathans trip to Guineau Bissau.

Church Alter

Photographs of the Saint Marys alter

Church Exterior

Saint Marys Church Exterior

Bell Tower

The wonderfully grand bell tower of Saint Marys.