Parish Staff

Father Matthew Jakes

Fr Matthew was appointed parish priest of St Hugh's in May 2017.

"Let me give you a little bit of my personal history. I was born in Warsop near to Mansfield in 1971. After I left university I trained and worked as a solicitor, but felt called to the priesthood. At the age of 26 I went to study at Oscott College for the priesthood. After ordination I served at the following parishes, West Bridgeford (2 years), St Philip’s Mansfield (3 years), Burton-on-Trent (7 years), and finally before here Our Lady &
St Edward’s Nottingham (3 years). "


Deacon Peter Brogan RIP

Ordained in October 1993, Deacon Peter is married to Mary and has four children, Bernadette, Stephen, Timothy and Sarah and 10 grandchildren.

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you all of thesudden death of our very much loved Deacon, Peter Brogan (Pete the Deac) on Tuesday, 26th January 2021. He is a huge loss to the parish and will be greatly missed by us all. At this sad time, please remember both Peter and his family in your prayers. May he rest in peace and rise in glory!

Deacon Kevin Pearson

Deacon Kevin was ordained in March 2010 at Nottingham Cathedral. He is married to Gill and has two children. Chris is still living at home and Samantha who is living near Manchester with her husband and five children.


Deacon David Knight

Deacon David was ordained on Saturday, 11th June 2016 at St Barnabas Cathedral, Nottingham. David is married to Helen and they have five children.

Parish Secretary

Susan weaver

Susan has worked as the parish secretary since September 1998. She is married to Paul, and they have two children, Jason and Joshua.