Our Chaplain

Our Chaplain is Fr Peter Weatherby, who is also parish priest of Sacred Heart, Hanley and of Our Lady's, Fenton.

Fr Peter has been chaplain to St Margaret Ward since 2009. He is also a qualified teacher of Religious Education and has taught at Painsley Catholic High School, St Margaret Ward and St Thomas More Catholic High School. He was Dean of North Staffordshire from 2003 to 2014.

Fr Peter was ordained to the priesthood in 1997. He previously a Church of England minister and received a special permission from Pope Saint John Paul II to be ordained to the priesthood as a married man. Three of his five adult children were students at St Margaret Ward. He also has 12 grandchildren. 

You can read more at Fr Peter's Blog, his parish web site, and you can also read his weekly homilies