St Luke's Parish Priests and Curates

Fr Thomas Singleton (Founder PP 1922-1926)

Fr J O'Donnell (PP 1926-1930)

Fr Thomas Dillon (PP 1930-1932)

Fr Timothy Crowley (Curate 1931-1932)

Fr Thomas O'Shaughnessy (PP 1932-1961)

Fr James McGinnell (Chaplain Hope Hospital, assisting masses ?-1938)

Fr Michael O'Sullivan (Chaplain Hope Hospital, assisting masses 1938-1948)

Fr Anthony McNulty (Chaplain Hope Hospital, assisting masses 1948-1957)

Fr John Bergin J.C.L. (Curate 1955-1961)

Fr Michael V Brown (PP 1961-1991)

Fr T Murray (Chaplain to St Lawrence, assisting masses  (1961?-1963/4?) left to Nigeria

Fr G Wearden (Curate 1964-1967)

Fr B Quilter (Curate 1967-1968)

Fr W Kelly (Curate 1968 6 months) left to Ireland

Fr Philip O'Mara (Curate 1968 - 69/70?)

Fr Keville (Curate 69/70? to 1973)

Fr C Pilkington (Curate 1973-1975) left for sabbatical

Fr David Lannon (Curate 1975-1981)

Fr Patrick Coyne (Curate 1981-1987)

Fr John Williams (PP 1991-current)

Fr Shaun Braiden (Chaplain Hope Hospital, assisting masses 1999-2002)

Fr Frances (Frank) Waterworth  (Chaplain Hope Hospital, assisting masses 2002-?)

Fr Joseph Jeyaraj (visiting 2005-2007)

Parish History Group

If you would like to help research the history of the Parish or have any stories or photos then please get in touch. history@ourladyofhope.org.uk or speak to Paul Ashton, Stephanie McDonough or Pat Murray

We have some specific requests for information

  • Photos of our Assistant Priests/Curates
  • Photos and stories of the Charter Players
  • Photo of James O'Garr  (1891-1979)
  • Servicemen of WWII (your parents/grandparents/great-grandparents ?)
  • Early photos of Ss Peter and Paul