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

Blessed John Henry Newman, 1852

Curia

Department of Vocations

Includes Pastoral Support of New Movements and Guild of St Stephen

Bishop’s Vicar: Canon Jonathan Mitchell, Our Lady Help of Christians, St Peter of Alcantara and Saint Winefride
Town Walls
SHREWSBURY
Shropshire
SY1 1TE

Tel: 01743 362366

Email: canon.jonathan@shrewsburycathedral.co.uk

VOCATIONS TO THE PRIESTHOOD

Director and Co-ordinator for Promotion: Rev Jonathan Brandon, St Columba’s Presbytery, 1 New Hall Road, Plas Newton, Chester, CH2 1SA Tel: 01244 400873
Email: jonathanbrandon@hotmail.com

Vocations Promoter: Rev Edmund Montgomery, Cathedral House, 11 Belmont, Shrewsbury, SY1 1TE Tel: 01743 362366

PERMANENT DIACONATE

Director for Permanent Diaconate: Rev Philip Atkinson, St Peter’s & St Raphael’s Presbytery, Off Castle Hall Close, Stalybridge, SK15 2ED Tel: 0161 338 2575
Email: stpetersstalybridge@btinternet.com

Assistant Directors for Permanent Diaconate: Deacons John Penny, 25 West Vale Road, Timperley, Altrincham, WA15 7RL Tel: 07973 375422 Email: johncpenny@gmail.com
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David Hill, Elmcroft, 73a Stafford Road, Newport, TF10 7QY Tel: 01952 813004 Email: david2007hill@hotmail.co.uk

VICARS FOR RELIGIOUS

Canon Jonathan Mitchell, Cathedral House, 11 Belmont, Shrewsbury, SY1 1TE Tel: 01743 362366 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

LITURGY COMMISSION

(incorporating prayer and spirituality)

Canon Jonathan Mitchell (Chair) Deacon Gerard Boyle, Mrs ane Brazier Rev Peter Dutton, Rev Chris McCurry, Rev Christopher Matthews, Mrs Monica Meah, Mrs Mary Parker, Mrs Marie Stead, Dr Marion Tolley

Diocesan Master of Liturgical Ceremonies

Rev Christopher Matthews, Curial Offices, 2 Park Road South, Prenton, CH43 4UX

Tel: 0151 652 9855 Mobile: 0781 302 0730

Email: frchris.matthews@dioceseofshrewsbury.org

Assisted by Rev Edmund Montgomery (Cathedral) and Deacons Gerard Boyle, Anthony Caffrey

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE COMMISSION

Canon Jonathan Mitchell (Chair) Mr and Mrs M Dutton (Secretaries), Mr Michael Connolly and Mrs Christie Connolly, Mrs Janet Dowdall, Mrs Maura Garside, Deacon John Hamilton, Mrs Margaret Kay (Marriage Care Rep), Mrs Louise Kirk, Rev Patrick Munroe.

NON-DIOCESAN CHARITIES

CAFOD
Shrewsbury Office, 27a Downsfield Road, Chester, CH4 8HH
Tel: 01244 677594 Email: shrewsbury@cafod.org.uk

MISSIO (formerly the Pontifical Mission Societies):
Diosecan Director:
Rev Anthony Grace, St Gabriel’s Presbyery, 140 Lawton Road, Alsager, ST7 2DE
Tel: 01270 877736
Mill Hill Appealer for the Diocese:
Rev Dermot Byrne MHM Tel: 0161 737 9742 Mob: 07477 078070