Clergy & Officials

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Fr. John was born and brought up in north London. He studied at the University College of North Wales Bangor, graduating with a BA in History & Biblical Studies in 1973. After a short time as a nursing assistant in a psychiatric hospital he trained for the priesthood at the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield.

Fr. John was ordained deacon in 1976 and priest in 1977 and served two curacies in the Diocese of Chester (St Saviour, Oxton & St Mary, Liscard) before becoming Vicar of St James, Latchford, Warrington in 1982. In 1992 he came to the Diocese of Bangor to serve as Rector of Holyhead and moved to become Rector of Llandudno in 2004.

In addition to his parochial duties Fr. John is a Prebendary of Bangor and serves on the Chapter of the Cathedral. He is also a member of the Spiritual Directors’ Group in the Diocese. Fr. John is an Oblate of the Priory of St. Benedict, Salisbury (an Anglican Benedictine Community), is a Priest Associate of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, and a member of the Society of Catholic Priests.

Fr. John met his wife Gaynor at university in Bangor. They married in Holyhead (Gaynor’s home town) in 1976 and have three grown up sons. He lists his interests as railways and tramways, listening to and singing music, reading, history, and visiting art galleries and places of interest.

Retired Clergy
Revd Mike Harrison Revd Canon David Jenkins Revd Canon Peter Plunkett Revd Derek Simpson

Rector’s Warden People’s Warden
Mr Geoff Howard Miss Judith Williams

Holy Trinity Deputy Wardens
Mr Terry Dewar Mrs Jennifer Fossi Mrs Eira Jones Mrs Cynthia Poyser

St. Tudno’s Deputy Wardens
Position vacant Miss Christine Jones

PCC Secretary PCC Treasurer
Mrs Jenny Bicknell Mr Eurig Jones

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