Fr Bernard's body will be received into St John Fisher and St Thomas More RC Church, The Hill, Burford, on Monday 24 July at 7pm, followed by the celebration of Holy Mass.

His Funeral Mass will then take place at 11.30am on Tuesday 25 July, at which Archbishop Bernard Longley will preside, followed by Cremation at North Oxford Crematorium, Kidlington at 2pm.


Of your charity, please pray for the Repose of the Soul of Father Bernard Garratt, Retired Priest of the Archdiocese, who died on Wednesday 21 June aged 79.

He was ordained on 12 July 2008 and ministered to the parishes of Bicester and Southam until his retirement in 2018.

We pray for Father Bernard’s family, friends, his former parishioners and all who mourn him.

May he Rest in Peace.