Welcome to the Parishes of

St Columba’s & St Malachy’s Catholic Churches Halifax

Parish Priest:  Monsignor Michael McQuinn (Fr Michael)

Pastoral Assistant: (St. Malachy’s) Sr. Anne CP.




The report of the first phase has now been submitted to the Bishops’ Conference and can be read clicking onto the below link:

P2M – Synodal Synthesis Report – Diocese of Leeds



Congratulations to Fr. Sean on the occasion of his Ordination to the Priesthood. 

We wish him many happy, fruitful and contented years of ministry to come. 

We are also pleased to announce that Fr. Sean been appointed Assistant Priest at St Mary’s until he is given a permanent position later in the year.

We wish him well in his new position.

Ordination of Deacon Sean – 26/02/2022 – 11.00 am – St Anne’s Cathedral, Leeds

Recording available to view of Fr. Sean’s Ordination to the Priesthood at the Cathedral via link below:



Covid in our Churches:

Please continue:

  1. To sanitize your hands on arrival & departure
  2. To wear a face covering whilst in the Church