Parish Priest: Fr Geoffrey Steel
The parishes of SS Mary and Michael Garstang and SS Mary and James Scorton welcome Father Geoffrey as their Parish Priest.
Details from Father Geoffrey will be posted here in due course.
Permanent Deacon: Rev Deacon D'Arcy Ryan (retired)
Deacon D'Arcy was born in Manchester during the 1940's. Educated at St Francis Xavier School in Liverpool, he went on to become an apprentice at Boots the Chemist in Hanley before qualifying as a pharmacist at Aston University. He worked for CALMIC at Crewe making lots of Calpol (among other things) and moved on to be a Boots Branch Manager until retirement.
D'Arcy moved to Garstang with his wife Catherine in 1970 and was ordained Deacon in 2002. He has four children, all married.