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 Or contact us via any of the social media links in the header above.


Fraternities (3): Edinburgh (Craigmillar), Glasgow and Inverness.


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    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: Sheila Smith

Vice Minister: John MacGarrity

Secretary: Angela Cooper

Treasurer: Edward Rimmer

Formation: Maureen Rimmer

Election: 12 October 2018

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


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: 8

Monthly Meeting: 6.30pm on 1st Wednesday of the month

More House


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 07935 078 644


North West

Fraternities (9 active + 2 too small to elect council): Barrow-in-Furness,  Blackley (Manchester), Blackpool, Chester, Chorley, Flint, Leek, Liverpool Christ the King, Mossley Hill (Liverpool), Pantasaph, Wigan.

Barrow – in – Furness, St Francis of Assisi

Fraternity unable to elect a council.

Monthly meeting: 2nd Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Holy Family Church Hall, 25 Harrel Lane, Barrow – in – Furness, Cumbria LA13 9LN.

Blackley (Manchester), St Clare

Monthly meeting: 4th Sunday at 2.30 p.m. at St Clare’s Friary, 186 Victoria Ave, Blackley, Manchester M9 0RR.

Blackpool, St Cuthbert

Fraternity unable to elect a council.

Contact: Mrs Mary Kearney OFS

23 Greenwood Avenue, Marton, Blackpool FY1 6RF

Tel 01253 315399

Chester, St Francis of Assisi

Monthly meeting: 1st Sunday at 2.15 p.m. at the Franciscan Friary, Cuppin Street, Chester CH1 2BN. (Access is from the church car park on Grosvenor Street).

Chorley, St Mary

Monthly meeting: 1st Monday at 2 p.m. at St Mary’s Presbytery, Mount Pleasant, Chorley, PR7 2 SR.

Flint, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception

Monthly meeting: 1st Saturday at 2.30 p.m. in Parish Hall, Coleshill Street, Flint, Flintshire, CH6 5BQ.

Leek, St Mary

Monthly meeting: 2nd Sunday at 2 p.m. at Dennis Round Court, Hall Drive, Alsager, Cheshire ST7 2YD.

Liverpool, Christ the King

Monthly meeting: 2nd Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Blessed Sacrament Shrine, 4 Dawson Street, Liverpool L1 1LE.

Mossley Hill, St Anthony of Padua

Monthly meeting: 2nd Sunday at 3.30 p.m. in the sacristy, St Anthony of Padua Church, Queens Drive, Mossley Hill, Liverpool, L18.

Pantasaph, St David

Monthly meeting: 2nd Sunday at 2.30 p.m. in the Parish Room, Franciscan Friary, Monastery Road,

Pantasaph, Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 8PE.

Wigan, St Joseph

Monthly meeting: 1st Monday at 7 p.m. at St Mary’s Presbytery, Standishgate, Wigan WN1 1XL.

Dioceses: Fraternities are established in six dioceses: Birmingham, Lancaster, Liverpool, Salford, Shrewsbury and Wrexham.

For further information please contact the regional secretary: Mary McCormick

8 Coed Onn Road, Flint CH6 5NE Tel. 01352 734405 Email



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,; 07590 465898; 0115 845 0816



East Anglia

Fraternities (4 + 2): Bedford, Cambridge, Ipswich, Norwich. There is an Emerging Fraternity at Bury St Edmunds and a Re-emerging Fraternity at Walsingham.

Dioceses: East Anglia, Northampton.

For further information please contact the Regional Secretary: David Gleave,, 01473 720668




Fraternities (17 + 1): Arkley, Brentwood, Clacton, 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.




Fraternities (5 ): Ascot, Bracknell, Godalming, Littlehampton & Worthing, Portsmouth & Isle of Wight.

Dioceses: Arundel & Brighton, Portsmouth.

Ascot: St Francis Church, Coronation Road, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 9HG.

Minister: Sue Douet – 01344 756 806

Secretary: Val Pearce –

Bracknell: St Joseph and St Margaret Clitherow Church, Stanley Walk, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1HA

Minister: Margaret Aburn – 01344 454 462

Secretary: 01344 286 590 –

Godalming: Ladywell Convent, Ashtead Lane, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1ST

Minister: Charles Marriott – 01798 867 733

Secretary: Charlotte McDowell –

Littlehampton & Worthing: (To Be Advised)

Regional Minister: Betsy Hart – 01483 233 542

Portsmouth & Isle of Wight: St Coleman`s Church, Cosham and at Our Lady and St Wilfrid`s Church, Ventnor.

Minister: Simon Peck – 07972 173 042 /

Secretary: Edward Cuerden –


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:

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

Clevedon: 2nd Sunday at 3pm, Greyfriars, Marine Hill, Clevedon BS21 7PP

Plymouth: Time and venue may change. Contact