Deacon John Dies After Long Illness

Deacon John Dies After Long Illness

Deacon John Steel, who served in several parishes in our diocese as well as working as diocesan safeguarding coordinator, has died at the age of 73 after a long illness. Born in Easington Colliery, County Durham, on March 14 1943, John had a variety of managerial jobs...
New Students Wanted For Pastoral Ministry Course

New Students Wanted For Pastoral Ministry Course

A North Yorkshire parishioner’s experiences while studying for a Certificate in Pastoral Ministry have spurred her on to volunteer as a bereavement counsellor. The course is a customised professional development programme offered by Loyola University Chicago in...
Three Decades Of Service

Three Decades Of Service

A much-loved priest who spent 32 years at St Paulinus in York from its foundation as a parish has died in Ireland at the age of 94. Father Pat Grant was born in Thurles, Co Tipperary, on November 14 1923 and attended St Patrick’s Seminary in his hometown. He was...

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