One Family Parish
The Martyrs
The English Martyrs (Presbytery) 2 East Street, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1EP
The English Martyrs, St Joseph’s and St Peter’s

Parish of The English Martyrs

One Family Parish
Celebrating Our Centenary 2019
Priests at The English Martyrs Nov. 1919 Edmund MacSweeney Nov. 1929 William Mortland April 1938 Patrick O'Beirne April 1954 Edward McCarron April 1958 Thomas Keane May 1962 Michael O'Reggan Mar. 1964 Matthew Hayes July 1968 James O'Brien Oct. 2010 Patrick Auger Dec. 2013 Basil Postlethwaite Feb.   2018 Dominic Findlay-Wilson Priests in Residence 1946-1947 Fr. Edmund Connolly (Chard) Fr. Walsh (Ilminster) Deacons of the parish   Brian Mooney Harry Potts Ken Fowler
Below; Fr Patrick O’Beirne, Parish Priest The English Martyrs 1938 - 1954 Photos of Fr Patrick O’Beirne’s headstone which can be found in Chard Cemetary The headstone has been cleaned in time for our Centenary. Click/Touch 2 images below to enlarge
CLICK/TOUCH The images above. The image on the left will take you to the website of Tailored Travel where you will find all the details of the Parish Centenary Year journey to London and Canterbury. The image on the right will download the four page Itenary and Booking Form (PDF) giving you all the details you require for your journey
Above; People of the parish, Clergy and parishioners, many deceased or left the parish, random selection with some duplicates. All were part of our Centenary.  You can download a larger image - http://www.english-martyrs-chard.co.uk/Parish_Portraits_4.jpg Apologies that not all parishioners are included
Left; Fr Dominic Leading us from one Century into another.
Left: The Altar The English Martyrs probably 50-60 years ago Photo provided by Peter Rodgers Left Click/Touch to enlarge
Fr Patrick O’Beirne