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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    John 11:45-56  •  Lenten Weekday ‘From that day on they took counsel how to put him to death’ (v. 53). Why were the religious leaders so intent on killing Jesus? One reason may have been that they were jealous of Jesus’ popularity and worried that everyone was going to him. After Jesus had raised Lazarus […]



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