Holy Orders

Ordination of Fr. Andy Richardson










“I have called you by name”, Isaiah 43:1
Ordination of Fr. Andy Richardson, 2008




Christ called the apostles to be Shepherds and Ministers of his flock and sent them out to spread the Good News to the whole world. “The mission entrusted by Christ to His disciples continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time” (Catechism of the Catholic Church #1536) through the sacrament of Holy Orders.

In 2008 Fr. Andy Richardson was ordained a priest and became Assistant Priest at St. Edward’s Parish (2008-2012). In a Youtube video he shares what led him to become a priest of Northampton Diocese. Fr. Andy Richardson-Journey to Priesthood

If you feel you may have a vocation to the priesthood or diaconate you can find out more on the Northampton Diocese website at Northampton Diocese Vocations or talk to Canon John or Fr. Paul