St Mary's Catholic Primary School

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Canon Adrian Towers

Canon Adrian J Towers, VF, was ordained priest on 14th November, 1981, by Bishop B Foley at SS Mary and Michael’s, Garstang.  He was installed as Canon at Lancaster cathedral on 25th November, 2014, and he is now the Dean of Preston. Before taking up his appointment at Cottam in September, 2003, Canon Adrian previously…

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Deacon John Cliffe

Rev John Cliffe, a Prestonian, was ordained deacon by bishop Michael Campbell, O.S.A., at St Andrew’s on Wednesday, 16th July, 2008. John has been married to his wife, Julie, for 38 years, they have three children – Eileen, Mike and Victoria – and five grandchildren. Deacon John is a member of the Knights of St.…

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St Mary’s Church, Lea Town

In fact, Lea Town has not only a beautiful little church but also a thriving Catholic Primary School, also known as St Mary’s…

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St Andrew’s and Blessed George Haydock, Cottam

There has been a priest at Cottam for almost three hundred years.  The original chapel which is said to have been situated… Click here to read on.


Blessed George Haydock

Blessed George Haydock is an English martyr, he was born in 1556 and was the youngest son of Evan Haydock of Cottam Hall, Lancashire, and Helen, daughter of William Westby of Mowbreck Hall, Lancashire, was educated at… Click here to read on.