News and events News Rev Deacon Jim Gilligan Notification of Death: Please pray for the repose of the soul of Reverend Deacon Jim Gilligan, retired Deacon of the Archdiocese of Southwark, who died on 26th September 2019. Funeral arrangements: Reception of the Body on Wednesday, 9th October at 4.30pm at Holy Redeemer, Pershore. Funeral Mass – Thursday, 10th October at 9.30am at Holy Redeemer, Pershore. Clergy should bring alb and purple stole for Mass. Private burial at Pershore Cemetery. Light refreshments in St Wulstan’s Hall following the funeral Mass.