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.
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.