There are four priests working in the Local Pastoral Area.

Fr.Nicholas Kern: At St.Joseph’s, North Road, Birkenhead since September 2005. Ordained 1990.
Fr.Roger Clarke: At St.Joseph’s, Upton since October 2009. Ordained 1965
Fr.John Hovington: In Birkenhead since ????. In charge of both Holy Name, Oxton and St.Peter’s, Noctorum since September 2008. Ordained 1975.
Fr.Simon O’Connor: At St.Michael & All Angels, Woodchurch since September 2006. Ordained 1989.

Vocations to the priesthood
If you would like to know more becoming a priest, the selection process, the training involved or any other issues, contact the Vocations Director for the Diocese, Fr.Jonathan Mitchell. Home phone no. 01928 564492; mobile phone no. 07590 196795; e-mail: