Pastoral Notes 11th February, 2017

FORMER KETTERING PRIEST Please remember in your prayers a priest of our diocese, Mgr Paul Donovan, who died early on Wednesday 8th February in Stoke Mandeville Hospital. After his studies in Rome, Paul served as an assistant priest in Kettering from 1982-1985. He then worked as a Chaplain in the Royal Navy from 1985, with a full career Commission in 1997, becoming a Monsignor in 2006, Vicar General Bishopric of the Forces 2007, Queen’s Honorary Chaplain 2007, Director, Naval Chaplaincy Service & Principal Roman Catholic Chaplain (Naval) 2007-2011. Returning to the Diocese he served in St Aidan’s, Northampton 2012-2014, and then at St Augustine’s, High Wycombe from 2014. May he now rest in peace. Details of the Funeral not yet known. Please also keep in your prayers Father Patrick Bailey, retired, parish priest at Kettering from 1978-1990.