It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Rev Edmund Worthy who died peacefully at home on Tuesday 7th June. Fr Edmund had been a retired priest of our diocese since 2015.

Fr Edmund was ordained to the priesthood 1997 by Bishop Leo McCarty.The first years of his priesthood were spent in Luton at the parishes of St Josephs and then Our Lady’s. In 2001 he moved to Our Lady of Peace in Burnham before he spent the final 22 years of active ministry in Wellingborough, where he retired.

Please pray for the repose of Fr Edminds soul and remember his family and friends in your prayers at this time.

The Requiem Mass for the Late Fr Edmund will take place at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wellingborough at 11:30am on July 4th. The burial will take place the following day at Chalk Pit, Wargrave, Berkshire.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.