Fr Philip O'Mara (Curate 1969-1969/70?)

Philip O'Mara was born in Leicester 13 May 1924.

He trained at St Edmund's, Ware and was ordained by Cardinal Griffin at Westminster Cathedral 4 June 1955 for the Diocese of Nottingham.

Fr O'Mara transferred to the Diocese of Salford in 1964 serving as curate at St Peter's, Mill Hill.

1968-1969/70 St Luke, Irlam o'th Heights

and then he was appointed to Sacred Heart, Darwen

in 1975, he was appointed Parish Priest at Brierfield and would serve there for 20 years until his death 11 October 1995.


Can you help?

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  • Do you have any memories of Fr Pilkington?

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