Regions and Contacts

Our Nine Regions

Nine regions make up the National Fraternity of Great Britain. To be guided to the most appropriate local fraternity please contact info@ofsgb.org. Or contact us via any of the social media links in the header above.

Scotland

Fraternities (3 + 1): Edinburgh (Craigmillar), Glasgow, Inverness. There is a Dormant Fraternity with monthly meetings at Ellon.

Dioceses: Fraternities are established in three dioceses: Glasgow, St Andrews and Edinburgh and Aberdeen – but some members come from other dioceses (Motherwell, Paisley and Argyll and the Isles). // Dioceses within the Scotland Region [Eight]: * Archdiocese of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh: Aberdeen, Argyll and the Isles, Dunkeld, Galloway / * Archdiocese of Glasgow: Motherwell, Paisley.

For more information about OFS in Scotland  please contact Helen MacGilp martin.macgilp@btinternet.com    01463 792149

 

North East

Fraternities (5):
1 Bradford
Minister: Anne Bland
Vice Minister: Mary Hackett
Secretary: Maureen Murphy
Treasurer: Joan Shaw
Formation: Lynne Dennison
Election: 11 October 2015
Members: 9
Monthly Meeting: 2pm on 2nd Sunday of the month
St Anthony’s Church Hall
Bradford Road, Clayton
Bradford BD14 6HW
Contact: Anne Bland 01274 945080
2 Darlington
Minister: Angela Cooper
Vice Minister: John MacGarrity
Secretary: Sheila Smith
Treasurer: Edward Rimmer
Formation: Maureen Rimmer
Presence in the World: Peter Cooper
Election: 17 October 2015
Members: 7
Monthly Meeting: 12.30pm on 2nd Friday of the month
St Augustine’s Church Parish Centre
Larchfield Street
Darlington DL3 7TG
Contact: Angela Cooper 01642 505504
3 Hull
Minister: Angela Hanson
Vice Minister: Rosemary Dias
Secretary: Rosemary Dias
Treasurer: Doris Cook
Formation: Patrick Hanson
Election: 4 July 2015
Members: 6
Monthly Meeting: After 12 noon Mass on 1st Saturday of the month
Our Lady Of Lourdes & St Peter Chanel
119 Cottingham Road
Hull HU5 2DH
Contact: Angela Hanson 01964 630604
4 Leeds
Minister: Maura Palmer
Vice Minister: Kevin Browne
Secretary: Gerard Roche
Treasurer:
Formation: Mary Rodwell
Presence in the World: Ashley Timson
Date of Election: 21 February 2016
Members: 18
Monthly Meeting: 2pm on 2nd Sunday of the month
St Mary’s Cathedral
Cathedral House
Great George Street
Leeds LS2 8BE
Contact: Maura Palmer 01977 709910
5 York
Minister: Brenda Flynn
Vice Minister: Theresa Caddy
Secretary: Patricia Dowling
Treasurer: Sheelagh Fitzgerald
Formation: Lyn Bradbury
Presence in the World: Chris Simpson
Members: 10
Monthly Meeting: 6.30pm on 1st Wednesday of the month
More House
Heslington
York YO10 5DX
Contact: Brenda Flynn 07760 410 465
Dioceses: Fraternities are established in three dioceses
Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle: Darlington
Diocese of Leeds: Bradford and Leeds
Diocese of Middlesbrough: Hull and York

For more information about OFS in North East Region, please contact Lyn Bradbury lynbradburyofs@gmail.com 07935 078 644

 

North West

Fraternities (16 + 1):

Dioceses:

 

Midland

Fraternities (7): Belper, Clay Cross, Nottingham, Olton/Acocks Green, Oxford, Rednal/Stourbridge, Sleaford.

Dioceses: Fraternities are established in two dioceses: Birmingham and Nottingham.

Olton/Acocks Green meet at St Ambrose Barlow church, Hall Green, Birmingham.
Rednal/Stourbridge alternate meetings between Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Rednal and Our Lady and All Saints, Stourbridge.
Contact the regional secretary for further information: Mark Bligh, mjbligh@hotmail.com; 07590 465898; 0115 845 0816

 
 

East Anglia

Fraternities (5 + 2): Bedford, Cambridge, Clacton, Ipswich, Norwich. There is an Emerging Fraternity at Bury St Edmunds and a Re-emerging Fraternity at Walsingham.

Dioceses: Brentwood, East Anglia, Northampton.
For further information please contact the Regional Secretary: David Gleave, davidagleave@btinternet.com, 01473 720668
 
 

London

Fraternities (16 + 1): Arkley, Brentwood, Elm Park, Forest Gate, Gibraltar, Harrow, Hertford, Ilford, Isleworth, Islington, Kingston, Manor House, Stratford, Tooting, Waterloo, and Wood Green. There is an Emerging Fraternity at Maldon. / Indeed you read correctly: for the purposes of the OFS Gibraltar is part of the London region!

Dioceses: Brentwood, Gibraltar, Southwark, Westminster.
 
 

South East

Fraternities (4): Ashford, Croydon, Erith, Hollington,

Dioceses: Arundel and Brighton, Southwark.
 
 

Southern

Fraternities (5 + 1): Ascot, Bracknell, Godalming, Littlehampton & Worthing, Portsmouth & Isle of Wight. Jersey is a re-emerging Fraternity.

Dioceses: Arundel & Brighton, Portsmouth.

Ascot: meet on the 2nd Monday of the month at 2 pm at St Francis Church, Coronation Road, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 9HG
Bracknell: meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 2 pm at St Joseph and St Margaret Clitherow Church, Stanley Walk, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1HA
Godalming: meet on the 4th Saturday of the month at 10 am at Ladywell Convent, Ashtead Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1ST
Littlehampton & Worthing: meet on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 10 am at St Joseph`s Convent, Franciscan Way, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN17 6AU
Portsmouth & Isle of Wight: meet on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 2 pm at St Coleman`s Church, Cosham, and 1st Wednesday of the month at 2.30 pm at Our Lady and St Wilfrid`s Church, Ventnor.
For further information please contact the Regional Secretary:
Val Pearce 01276 34208 meldavale@aol.com
 
 

South Wales & South West

Fraternities (6): South Wales: Barry, Cardiff, Port Talbot; South West: Bideford, Clevedon, Plymouth.

Dioceses: South Wales: Diocese of Menevia and Archdiocese of Cardiff. South West: Clifton and Plymouth.

Regional Contact: angelabradleysfo@hotmail.com
South Wales
Barry: Meet 1st Sun of each month at 3pm. St Helen’s Church Hall, Wyndham Street, Barry CF634ET
Cardiff: 1st Tuesday at 2pm. St. Peter’s Presbytery, St. Peter’s Street, Roath. CF24 3BA
Port Talbot: 2nd Saturday at 1pm, St. Therese of Lisieux Parish Room, Southdown Road, Sandfields Estate, Port Talbot SA12 7HL
South West
Bideford: Venue and time may vary between Bideford and Ilfracombe. Contact Shiela Driscoll ofs on 0123 747 3946; or Carolyn Anguin-Thomson at carolyn.anguin@outlook.com
Clevedon: 2nd Sunday at 3pm, Greyfriars, Marine Hill, Clevedon BS21 7PP
Plymouth: Time and venue may change. Contact angelabradleysfo@hotmail.com