Parish Team

Fr Tim Edgar – Rector & Parish Priest

Fr Tim arrived as Parish Priest of Our Lady of Dolours, in September 2018.
To contact the Parish Priest please email

Sheila Barr – Parish Secretary / Assistant

sheilaAs well as managing the practical aspects of Presbytery life, Sheila assists Fr Tim in a variety of ways with Parish Administration. Sheila also takes care of the Children’s Liturgy at Sunday Mass at 10am. Sheila has taken care of the Children’s Liturgy for 28 years.


Sister Anthony


Sister Anthony – Sister Anthony has been a familiar presence in the Parish for over sixty years. Sister is also a Reader, Extra-Ordinary Minister of the Eucharist and makes home visits. Sr Anthony celebrated her Diamond Jubilee in 2012. If you would like to contact Sister Anthony please ring 0208 202 7626.


Angela Kelly- First Holy Communion:

 Angela  prepares children for Reconciliation and First Holy Communion. Angela has lead a group of volunteers for the past 4 years.



Monika Cleaver – Catechist

monica-cleaver_web1Monika has been a catechist at Our Lady of Dolours for more then 20 years, mostly as the lead of our team for the Confirmation programme. Monika is now focusing on adult catechesis in our parish and will be working with and leading the RCIA team. She also does the parent sessions for the First Holy Communion programme and leads faith discussions in the parish. In 2015 Monika was named Catholic Woman of the Year.




Jo O’Brien-Telephone Befriending Service

Jo has been at Our Lady of Dolour’s for many years, She has been involved with Confirmation, RCIA and Social Committee. She has just been awarded the Benemerenti Medal by Pope Francis for her 31 years of dedicated service to the Young Christian Workers. Jo has started a friendship telephone line for those that need a Listening ear. Forms are available at the back of the Church. Befriending group. Jo organises a group that reach out to people in the parish who may be unable to attend church, and would like to be visited. If you would like to become a member of this group please contact the office.