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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  • Monday 27th April
    Acts 11:1-18 Some years ago the Catholic bishops of England and Wales launched a campaign to encourage parishes to be more welcoming. The very notion that they felt there needed to be such a campaign seemed like a defeat. An unwelcoming parish is rather like an unfriendly pub, a hostile restaurant or an unhelpful shop […]



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