Shrewsbury ... shall be a name 'as stirring to the heart as the glories we have lost'

Blessed John Henry Newman, 1852

Curia

Department of Clergy

Includes pastoral support of priests, pastoral support of deacons, support of retired clergy, hospital chaplaincy, prison chaplaincy, ethnic chaplaincies and pastoral support of those with special needs.

Vicar General: Rev Michael Gannon
Our Lady & St Christopher, 52 Barrack Hill, Romiley, Stockport. SK6 3BA
Tel: 0161 430 2704 Email: michael.gannon7@ntlworld.com

VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD
Director and Coordinator for Promotion:
Rev Jonathan Brandon,
St Columba, Chester Tel: 01244 400873 Email: jonathanbrandon@hotmail.com
Vocations Promoter: Rev Edmund Montgomery, Shrewsbury Cathedral.
Tel: 01743-290000 Email: edmundmontgomery@hotmail.com

CLERGY ON-GOING FORMATION
Director: Canon Michael Gannon VG
Assistant Director: Rev Jonathan Brandon

PERMANENT DIACONATE
Director for Permanent Diaconate: Rev Philip Atkinson,
St Peter & St Raphael, Stalybridge Tel: 0161-338 2575
Email:stpetersstalybridge@btinternet.com
Assistant Directors for Permanent Diaconate: Deacons John Penny
Tel: 07973 375422 Email: johncpenny@gmail.com
David Hill, Tel: 01952-813004 Email: david2007hill@hotmail.co.uk

DIACONATE ON-GOING FORMATION AND PASTORAL CARE
Rev Philip Atkinson, Deacons John Penny & David Hill

VICAR FOR RELIGIOUS
Canon Jonathan Mitchell, Shrewsbury Cathedral Tel: 01743-290000
Email: canon.jonathan@shrewsburycathedral.co.uk
Sr Josephine Bird, 19 Victoria Parade, New Brighton,
Wallasey CH45 2PH Tel: 0151-638 5220 Email: jmbirdcenacle@gmail.com

OVERSEAS CLERGY
Canon Michael Gannon VG

CLERGY WELFARE OFFICER
Mrs Margaret Evans Email: margaret.evans@dioceseofshrewsbury.org

RETIRED CLERGY ADVISORY GROUP
Canon Michael Gannon VG (Chair), Mr Richard Crawford, Mrs Margaret Evans, Canon
Brendan Hoban, Mrs Carol Lawrence, Mr Peter O’Brien, Rev Jim Robinson
Administrator: Mrs Pauline McCulloch
Email: pauline.mcculloch@dioceseofshrewsbury.org