Of your charity, please pray for the Repose of the Soul of Father Paul Lomas, Priest of the Diocese of Shrewsbury, who died on Friday 22 December 2023.

Fr Paul moved to the Archdiocese of Birmingham in 2019 and was appointed as Parish Priest of St Benedict’s, Atherstone.

Fr Paul’s body will be received into Christ Church, Finney’s Lane, Heald Green, SK8 3DY, on Thursday 1 February 2024 at 7pm, followed by the celebration of Holy Mass.

His Funeral Mass will be held on Friday 2 February 2024, at 12noon, followed by committal at Manchester Crematorium, Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, M21 7GZ.

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