Our rector is Rev Willie Shaw. He was instituted in September 2016 as the full-time rector of St Mary’s and St Catharine’s and enjoys being here greatly!  Our Curate and Deacon is Rev Susan Ward, who grew up through St Mary’s.  She is serving her three year curacy here and plans to stay on afterwards.  Her role includes making the links between church and community through outreach.


The Vestry at St Mary’s has six elected members (who serve for up to three years and are then required to take a minimum one year’s break) and along with other office holders: