St. Anthony of Padua – Edgware
Fr Robert Pachuta, Parish Priest
As Parish Priest, Fr Robert Pachuta has overall responsibility for every aspect of parish life. He is grateful to the many gifted and generous individuals in the parish who assist him in developing the life and work, and the ministry and mission, of the parish. Although his main ministry is pastoral he also shares responsibility for liturgy, music, finance, administration and catechetics. If you would like to contact Fr Robert please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Debbie Conneely, Parish Secretary
Debbie takes care of Parish Administration including answering the telephone, booking of Masses, Planned Giving, compiling rotas for Church Cleaning, and taking care of the weekly Newsletter. Debbie is also a Catechist.
The Parish Hall (upstairs) is available for hire for Baptisms, Confirmations, birthday parties and other occasions. If you would like further information or would like to hire the Parish Hall please speak to the Parish Secretary, Mrs. Debbie Conneely, on 020 8952 5769 (Tuesday to Thursday 9.30-2.30pm; during school holidays: Wednesday: 9.30-2.30 ).
Sacristy, & Server
If you are interested in serving at one of the Sunday Masses or would like to help take care of the Sacristy please speak to Fr Robert or contact the Parish Office.
Annette O’Malley – Repository
Annette is responsible for the Repository at St. Anthony’s. The Repository has a range of devotional items and gifts including statues, pictures, rosaries, crosses, medals, gold & silver jewellery. The Repository is open on Tuesday and Friday after the 9am Mass and on Sundays after the 10am and 12noon Mass.
Liz O’Neill – Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
Liz O’Neill is responsible for RCIA at St. Anthony of Padua. The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (abbreviated RCIA) is the process through which interested adults and older children are gradually introduced to the Catholic faith and way of life. Children who were not baptized as infants are also initiated through an adapted process of this rite. For further information on RCIA please email email@example.com
The Parish has a great team of trained and experienced Catechists. The First Communion Programme is lead by Bernie Marsh, Debbie Conneely and Christina Etuka. The Confirmation Programme is lead by Antonia Labarian, George Kasparian,Liz O’Neill and Serena Malcolm; and our RCIA Group is lead by Liz O’Neill.
Parish Youth Group
The Parish has a great team of helpers who take care of the Parish Youth Club. Trevor Ferros leads the group with Neil.
Monica Haddad , George Panda (10am Mass); Jim Bonner, Kieron Stuart, (12noon Mass Music Group)
Parish Administration & Maintenance
Sue Blues assists with Parish Administration and Rotas, and Danny O’Callaghan assists with practical maintenance.
Parish Finance Committee
The Chair of the Parish Finance Committee is Peter Sorohan. Peter can be contacted by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Anne O’Shea is the Secretary for the Finance Committee. Other members of the Finance Committee are Serena Malcolm, Brian Foley, Jonathan Jayatilaka, Fr. Robert, supported by the Diocesan Parish Support Team.
Mgr. Canon Harry Turner is the Safeguarding Co-Ordinator for the Diocese of Westminster. His contact number is: 01582 712245. Peter Turner is the Safeguarding Advisor for the Diocese of Westminster. His contact details are as follows: Tel: 020 7798 9350, Mobile: 07803 634 236. Email: email@example.com.