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St. Charles' R.C. Community
Church Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom

Telephone: 0191 285 1370
Fax: 0191 285 5984
Fr.Agley email: stcharlesgosforth@tiscali.co.uk
Website email: webmaster@stcharlesgosforth.org


Parish Priest

Rev. William Agley, LLB, BTh, JCL

Tel: 0191 285 1370 Fax: 0191 285 5984
email: stcharlesgosforth@tiscali.co.uk

Fr Bill began his formation for the priesthood at St John's Seminary, Wonersh in 1992, having studied Law at university and qualified as a solicitor.

He was ordained in 1998, and was appointed as an Assistant Priest to St Andrew's, Thornton Heath. He undertook further studies at the Gregorian University in Rome and was awarded a Licentiate in Canon Law in July 2006.

He was appointed parish priest of St Joseph's Church, St. Mary Cray, Kent in September 2006. Following the merger of the parishes of St. Mary Cray and St. Paul's Cray in April 2007, he was appointed parish priest of the new merged parish of Our Lady of the Crays.

Additionally, Fr. Bill was Judicial Vicar of the Archdiocese of Suthwark and a member of the Committee for the Ongoing Formation of Priests.

He was seconded to the Vatican Curia to work in the Sacred Congregation for the Clergy, and was resident in Rome for some time before joining St. Charles', Gosforth.

He was incardinated into the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle from the Archdiocese of Southwark in May 2016

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Pastoral Council






The aims of the council are to assist the parish priest and religious to further our community vision within the parish and local area.

Members are nominated and elected by the parish community.They serve us for a maximum consecutive period of three years but can retire at the end of each years service.

Council meetings (which are open to all), are held four times a year although sub committees meet as often as required to pursue a specific task.

Minutes of the council are published and available to the community

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R.C. Diocese of Hexham & Newcastle


The Bishop:
Right Reverend Seamus Cunningham

Bishops' House,
800, West Road,
Newcastle upon Tyne,

Telephone: 0191 228 0003
Fax: 0191 274 0432

email: bishop@rcdhn.org.uk
website: www.rcdhn.org.uk

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