Department of Parish and Family Catechesis

Deputy Director: Fr Eddie Clare, B.Sc., S.T.L.
Responsible for the management of the DPFC, policy development and development of catechists’ associations and DPFC resources.

Catechetical Advisor: Sr Gillian Murphy SP, B.Ed, M.Ed
Responsible for the development of catechists and catechists’ associations, particularly in the Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and Coventry deaneries.

Evangelisation Advisor: Miss Nicola Hurley, OCV, B.A (Hons), M.A
Responsible for the development and implementation of parish-based evangelisation strategies.

Please visit the Maryvale Institute website for details of Maryvale staff involved in catechetical formation.

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  • Sunday 4 October
     (B) Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time  •  Mark 10:2-16 Our Sunday Gospel readings are taken from Mark’s Gospel, while the weekday readings are from Luke. So today we interrupt the Lucan sequence and read about the way Jesus handled an attempt by the Pharisees to catch him out by a question on the lawfulness of […]



Bp Pat McKinney at St Chad’s for Mass of Thanksgiving

L-R Bp William Kenney, Bp Robert Byrne, Bp Pat McKinney, Archbp Bernard Longley, Bp David McGough and Bp Philip Pargeter

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Parish Boundaries

Google Maps of all the parishes in the diocese can be found here.

parish boundaries