Information about Fr Michael’s sabbatical – updated 29/07/2016

Published Mon, 25/07/2016 by


Father Michael is on a sabbatical in the months of August, September and October 2016. This has been agreed with the Diocese to give him time to write a 25,000 word dissertation on the light of the course in Spiritual Accompaniment he has recently been undertaking.

Supply arrangements

During this period Frs Brian Dazeley, Mike Horrax, Anthony Dolan and Anthony Pateman have kindly agreed to supply.

Deacon Keith Bunyan has undertaken to be in charge of any pastoral arrangements for Baptisms, Weddings or Funerals during this time. Tel: 01335 360350, mobile: 07597 955503, e-mail:

Mass requests

Please make your own arrangements with the priest himself who is covering the weekend in question if you wish to request a Mass to be offered for a particular intention. The standard stipend in this Diocese for a Mass request is