Priest

The Vicariate for Clergy
Mission Framework

The Priest Vicariate

Bishop David has created three vicariates as a framework for the mission of our diocese and in particular, for our diocesan curial agencies and departments to identify themselves as part of Christ’s Church across the counties of Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the bit of Berkshire which is Slough.

The Priest Vicariate consists of all those areas of our diocese which support, promote and care for our clergy and religious. 

Who’s Who in the Priest Vicariate?

Episcopal Vicar: Rev Fr Andy Richardson

Vicar General: Rev Canon Michael Harrison

Vocations 

On-going Priestly Formation

Sick and Retired Clergy

Clergy Welfare

Council of Priests

The Cathedral Chapter

Vicar for Religious

Council of Deacons

On-Going Diaconate Formation

“The way forward is to go back to the source, to do what we are called to do, to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ and strive to build the Kingdom of God in Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the bit of Berkshire which is Slough”

Bishop David Oakley, July 2021

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