New Parish Priest

Fr. Pius has been appointed as the new Parish Priest of St Anthony of Padua by the Archbishop Bernard Longley

A message from Fr. Pius: I will like to thank all parishioners who have sent their best wishes to me on my appointment as the Parish Priest of St Anthony of Padua by the Archbishop Bernard Longley. May you continue to pray for me and our Parish. Looking forward to a collaborative ministry.

Parish Guide

Parish Guide: this has been updated and is now available as a download on the parish website. A reference copy has also been placed in a binder at the back of the Church. If you would like a paper copy please sign the list at the back of the Church.

Visit to the Parish, by The Bishop

The Bishop is visiting the Parish next weekend. As previously announced he will be having meetings with parish groups and visiting the sick on the afternoon of Saturday 10th before celebrating the Vigil Mass. This will be followed by a  “Bring and Share” supper in the hall and all parishioners are invited to attend. There will be another opportunity to meet him after Mass on Sunday for tea and coffee.

Home Visits

To request a home visit from a priest, either ring the presbytery (01865 762964), or email the parish office ( If you are sick or unable to get to Mass and would like to receive Holy Communion from a Eucharistic Minister, contact the presbytery or email