Of your charity, please pray for the Repose of the Soul of Monsignor John Heslin Retired priest of the Archdiocese who died on Tuesday, 8th February, 2022 in Saltburn fortified by the Rites of Holy Mother Church.


The Funeral Mass will be at Our Lady of Lourdes, Milton Street, Saltburn by Sea, TS12 1DE on Monday, 28th February at 11.30am


Those who wish to attend, please contact the Parish Priest, Mgr Ricardo Morgan, on 01287 623619

Canon Seamus Cunnane               Menevia                             6th October 2021

Canon David Eccleshare                Wrexham                           7th October 2021

Monsignor John Heslin sadly passed away on Tuesday 8 February 2022 at the age of 87.

Monsignor Heslin was ordained on 21 February 1959 and his first parish appointment was at Sacred Heart in Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, where he served from 1959 to 1965. He was next appointed to St Michael and the Holy Angels in West Bromwich from 1965 to 1968. From there, he was appointed to the Diocesan Youth Council at Soli House from 1968 to 1976.

Monsignor Heslin was appointed as Parish Priest of St Patrick’s in Stafford in 1976 and remained there until his retirement in 2000.

His funeral will take place at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Saltburn, on Monday February 28 at 11.30am.

Bishop Stephen Wright will be present to represent the Archdiocese of Birmingham.

We pray for Father John’s family, friends, former parishioners and all those who mourn him. May he rest in peace.