Fr Michael and Fr Mario
We are here to serve you as the priests of the parish. Fr Michael is from Birmingham and was ordained in 1983. He has served in Tamworth since 2011 after many years of youth ministry, as well as working in Kingstanding Birmingham. Fr Mario was ordained in 2004 and is from Andhra Pradesh in India. Fr Mario came to Tamworth in August 2015 after working with the forest peoples near Hyderadbad for 11 years. We are both delighted to be with you in Tamworth and if you think we can serve you in some way, please get in touch.
Rev Brian and Nora Cox
Rev Deacon Brian Cox and Nora Cox are based at Sacred Heart Church. Brian was ordained in 1992 and, together with Nora, they play a key role in the life of the parish having cared for Sacred Heart since 1995. Deacon Brian also ministers in St John's Church and has pastoral responsibilities all over Tamworth. Nora has special responsibility for the parish centre at Sacred Heart. If you have any queries related to care of the sick or the Sacred Heart centre they will welcome a call.
Wendy has been working in the parish for a number of years and knows Tamworth well. She runs the parish office and can be contacted on Tuesday to Friday mornings. If you need to make bookings, get certificates, Mass cards etc she will be glad to help you. We also have a wonderful team of volunteers who help in the office, with the liturgy, as well as out in the parish.
Rob Breeden is married to Christine and is a long standing member of the parish. Among other things, Rob volunteers in the office managing some of our accounts and gift aid as well as co-ordinating the Starfish breakfast club on Saturday mornings.