Welcome to the website for St Stephen’s Parish.
The Parish comprises two Mass centres: St Stephen’s based in Orford and the Church of the Resurrection and of St Bridget, based in Cinnamon Brow. The Parish also includes the area of Birchwood, dedicated to St Oliver Plunkett. Geographically, the Parish covers the areas of Winwick, Orford, Longford, Cinnamon Brow, Poulton, Fearnhead, Longbarn and Birchwood.
St Stephen’s Parish lies within Pastoral Area 20 – Warrington, dedicated to St Gregory the Great.
We hope that you will find our website both interesting and informative. If you think that there is anything missing that would be beneficial to other users, please do let us know.
Fr Gordon Abbs, Parish Priest
‘I can see heaven thrown open and the Son of Man standing at God’s right hand….. Lord Jesus, receive my spirit. Do not hold this sin against them.’
And with these words he fell asleep.
Words of St Stephen, the First Martyr
Acts 8: 56-61