Site launched 29.9.2017
This site will grow, with the addition of news items, photographs and other stories of interest.
A message from Fr. Jim
As the Parish Priest of St Patrick's, St Malachy's and SJMDP I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our web site. I hope you find it informative, and useful. I will endeavour to keep it as up to date as possible, so that you can find out what is happening in the parish in a quick and efficient way. If there are things you would like to appear on this site please do not hesitate to get in touch
Fr Jim Clarke
Our Parish Priest is Fr Jim Clarke, appointed to the Parish By Bishop John in July 2017, and took up his appointment on 10th July. He is the middle child of five boys and was born and brought up in Rochdale, to Irish Catholic parents. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1995, and has served at the following churches:-
St Winifred's Stockport - 2 years as curate
St Gregory's Farnworth - 6 years as Parish Priest
St Osmund's Breightmet - 2 years as Parish Priest
St Anne's Higher Openshaw - 12 years as Parish Priest
Now at St Patricks and Malachy's with service to the Deaf.