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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  • Friday 27th February
    Lenten Weekday  •  Matthew 5:20-26 Jesus’ disciples once exclaimed, ‘This is a hard teaching. Who can accept it?’ (John 6:60). The disciples may have been slow and dull at times but they could not be faulted for their honesty. In today’s Gospel Matthew presents us with a classic example of a hard teaching of Jesus: […]



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