Department of Administration

Diocesan Curia and Administration

CURIAL OFFICE

Curial Offices, 2 Park Road South, Prenton, Wirral CH43 4UX

Tel: 0151-652 9855 Fax: 0151-653 5172,

Reception Hours: 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday

(Unless otherwise stated, the people below may be contacted through the Curial Offices)

BISHOP’S OFFICE

Bishop’s Personal Assistant: Miss Margaret Lightbound BEd

Email: curia@dioceseofshrewsbury.org Fax: 08701 659288

VICAR GENERAL

Canon M Gannon VG Our Lady & St Christopher’s, Romiley Tel: 0161 430 2704

Email: michael.gannon7@ntlworld 

Canon P Moor VG Holy Apostles & Martyrs Presbytery, Wallasey  Tel: 0161 606 4362

Email: frphil.moor@dioceseofshrewsbury.org

BISHOP’S COUNCIL

The Bishop, Rev Jonathon Brandon (Secretary), Canons Stephen Coonan,

Michael Gannon VG, Philip Moor VG, Jonathan Mitchell, David Roberts

Advisors: Mrs C Lawrence (Finance), Miss Barbara Davies (New Evangelisation).

BISHOP’S COLLEGE OF CONSULTORS

The Bishop, Rev Jonathan Brandon, Rev John Daly, Canons Michael Gannon VG, 

Jonathan Mitchell, Philip Moor VG, David Roberts.

CATHEDRAL CHAPTER

Provost: George Browne

Canons: Pascal Byrne, Stephen Coonan, Michael Gannon VG, John F Gordon,

John McManus, Philip Moor VG, Peter O’Neill,  John Rafferty.

Honorary Canons: Christopher Dwyer, Timothy Harrington, Brendan Hoban,

Christopher Lightbound, John Marmion, Jonathan Mitchell, David Roberts,

Christopher Walsh, Peter Walton, Vincent Whelan.

CHANCERY

Chancellor: Deacon P White

Email: chancellor@dioceseofshrewsbury.org

Assistant Chancellor: Rev Nicholas Kern LCL

Notary: Miss Margaret Lightbound BEd

DIOCESAN TRIBUNAL

Our Lady’s, Cavendish Street, Birkenhead CH41 8AQ

Tel: 0151 670 0097 Email: shrewsbury.tribunal@tesco.net

Judicial Vicar: Canon John F Gordon

Associate Judicial Vicar: Canon John O’Reilly BSc LCL

Judges: Revv Francis Rice STL PhL, Denis Marmion STL PhL, Anthony Myers LCL

Defenders of the Bond: Revv Nicholas Kern LCL, Anthony Wild LCL

Advocates: Rev Anthony Cogliolo, Mrs Angela Stevenson, Deacon Philip White

Notary: Mrs Christine Andrew

Tribunal Administrator: Mrs Angela Stevenson

COUNCIL OF PRIESTS

First met in January 1967. Formed of ex-officio members and members elected by deaneries.

It meets twice a year, with more frequent meetings for the Executive Committee.

Chair: Rev John Daly, St Anne’s Nantwich

Secretary: Canon Brendan Hoban, 2 Oakridge Close, Spital, Wirral CH62 2AT

Tel: 0151 201 3966 Email: Brendan.hoban@hounail.co.uk

Standing Committee: Revv Russell Cooke, Nicholas Kern, Jonathan Mitchell

DIOCESAN SAFEGUARDING OFFICE

Diocesan Safeguarding Co-ordinator:  Mr Andrew O’Brien

Mobile: 07557 731492 (Emergency only at weekends and after 6pm).

Email: cpva@dioceseofshrewsbury.org

Personal Assistant to Safeguarding Co-ordinator: Miss Alison Brady

Email: Alison.brady@dioceseofshrewsbury.org

CATHOLIC CHILDREN’S SOCIETY

Chair: The Bishop

Vice-Chair: Mrs Carol Lawrence Director: Miss M Kilkoyne

Head Office: St Paul’s House, Farmfield Drive, Beechwood, Prenton, Wirral CH43 7ZT

Tel: 0151 652 1281 Fax: 0151 652 5002 Email: info@cathchildsoc.org.uk

Website: www.cathchildsoc.org.uk

In addition to the Head Office, there are two bases for our work:

Manchester: St Aidan’s Centre, 230 Wythenshawe Road, Northern Moor,

Manchester M23 OPH Tel/Fax: 0161 998 8802

Runcorn: Runcorn Family Advice Service, Holy Spirit Church, Fernhurst, Halton Brook,

Runcorn WA7 2NJ Tel/Fax: 01928 581459