This page gives contact details for queries about Catholic education in the Diocese, and about catechesis (First Communion, Confirmation, and adult faith-formation).
( For most enquiries from parents about Catholic schools, or admissions to them, you need to contact the relevant school directly. Find addresses and basic details for schools in your area of interest by using the Church/School Finder. Many of our schools have their own websites - see the link to the right )
( National Catholic Education Service website here. A May 2017 statement by the Bishops of England and Wales about Catholic education is here. ).
OFFICE FOR RE, EVANGELISATION, CATECHESIS AND SCHOOLS (NORES)
NORES, 33 Westbourne Road, Luton, LU4 8JD
Office : Monday to Friday 9.30am-4:30pm.
Secretary - Mrs Jackie McCarthy Tel: 01582 723312
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.nores.org.uk
Episcopal Vicar for Education and Formation
Mgr Kevin Mc Ginnell Tel: 01582 723312 (Also Mobile 07889 762005 Home: 01582 728849) E-mail: email@example.com
Director of School Development:
Trustees' Education Committee; Mgr Kevin McGinnell (Chair), Margaret Harwood, Maggi Bull (Trustees): Colette Curtis (NORES)
Duns Scotus Trust: supporting academies in the Diocese: Mgr Kevin McGinnell (Chair) and Episcopal Vicar), John Rogers, Maxine Clewlow, Hugh Davies, Colette Curtis, Tim Redding.
Bonaventure Trust: a sponsor trust for academies in the Diocese. Shares the same Trustees as the Duns Scotus Trust.
Secondary RE Adviser & Theological Development Inspection manager (from September 2018.)
Paul J McHugh firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve O'Brien remains i/c s48 Inspections - email@example.com )
Fr Francis Higgins
also at St Augustine's, Heelands, Milton Keynes MK13 7PL Tel: 01908 221228 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Catholic Certificate in Religious Studies
Administrator - Mr Warren Edwards c/o NORES. E-mail: email@example.com
CATECHESIS AND EVANGELISATION
Adviser for Adult Faith Formation, School Chaplaincy, Evangelisation and Catechetics:
Alex Heath E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org . See our Evangelisation sub-section here for the Diocesan Evangelisation team.
Bishop’s Council for Catechesis:
Alex Heath (Chair), Maureen Everington, (Secretary), Maggi Bull, Liz Clark, Naomi Everington, Roseleen Cowie, Joanna Hale, Theresa Short, Rev. Dcn. Tony Falcon, Frank Sudlow