Christian Celtic Cross (18Kb)
St. Joseph's Presbytery, Birtley Lane, Birtley, Chester-le-Street DH3 1LJ.

Part of the St Benedict Partnership of Parishes
(Birtley, Chester-le-Street, Easington Lane, Houghton-le-Spring, Penshaw, Sacriston, Washington)

Father Mark Millward: 0191 416 3583, Father Paul Hopper: 0191 410 2923, Father Jim O'Keefe: 0191 416 3805.

Deacon: Peter Lavery
: (0191) 410 2530. Mobile: 07743 807 312. Email:


Parish Groups
When Group updates/amendments are required, or a new Group wishes to be added below, please email the details to

The following Groups are active at our Parish Centre:-
(Click on Group name below - those underlined are active links to web pages)
Parish Centre Administration Office - telephone (0191) 410 2541.

Parish Pastoral Council
Catholic Mens' Society
Credit Union
Young Christian Workers
Youth Impact
First Holy Communion
Lace Making
Keep Fit
Mothers & Toddlers
Girl Guides
Slimming Group
Parents Teachers Assoc.
Fishing Club
Charity Coffee Morning
Engaged Couples
PM Club
Catholic Charity Ball
Computer Workshop
21 Club
Piety Stall Guild of St Stephen Male Voice Choir Church Music Group
Let The Children Live CAFOD (NE Region) Teams of Our Lady Childrens' Liturgy
Youth Club Birtley Partnership Tai Chi CaFE
Ex-Servicemens' Fellowship  Womens' Guild  Reading Group  Irish Dance Classes
To speak to any of the Group Organisers....... please telephone the Parish Centre Administration Office on (0191) 410 2541.

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