Of your charity, please pray for the Repose of the Soul of Father Alexander John (Sandy) Brown, Retired Priest of the Archdiocese, who died on Tuesday 9 January 2024 at the age of 83.

Fr Sandy was ordained on 12 April 1969 and served in Saltley, Coventry and Redditch. He then became chaplain at Keele University before being appointed as parish priest of Our Lady of Lourdes, Hednesford, in 1985 and then of St Giles, Cheadle, in 2003. 

He retired to Aston Hall in 2016 and moved to Oulton Abbey in 2023.

Fr Sandy’s body will be received into Our Lady of Lourdes RC Church, Uxbridge Street, Hednesford, on Thursday 15 February 2024 at 6pm, followed by the celebration of Holy Mass.

His Funeral Mass will be held on Friday 16 February 2024, at 12noon, Archbishop Bernard Longley presiding.

The burial will take place in the church grounds following Mass.

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

May he Rest in Peace.