Parish Priest and past Parish Priests


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Father Vincent Curtis is the present Parish Priest of Saint Edmund’s Parish, Calne.


Previous Parish Priests at Saint Edmund’s:

Father Patrick McGoven. RIP 1992                1947 – 1951

Father Patrick Ryan. RIP 1989                        1951 – 1953

Father Daniel O’ Callaghan. RIP 2002          1953 – 1958

Father Guy Gibbins. RIP 2000                       1958 – August 1979

Father Anthony Meehan. RIP 1993               October 1979 – June 1983

Father John Blacker.                                         September 1983 – December 1987

Father Leo Porter. RIP 2004                           December 1987 – September 1994

Canon Richard Dwyer.                                    September 1994 – September 1997

Father Michael Robertson.                             September 1997 – September 2006

Father David Mills.                                           September 2006 – September 2012

Father Michael Walsh. RIP 2015                  September 2012 – September 2015


Father Patrick Auger. RIP.

Patrick (Paddy) Auger was a parishioner of Saint Edmund’s in the 1980s, living in Calne and working as an accountant.

He studied at The Pontifical Beda College in Rome and was ordained a deacon at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome on 7th June 1991, prior to being ordained as a priest here at Saint Edmund’s on 26th June 1992 by Bishop Mervyn Alexander.

After a period of illness Father Patrick Auger, as Parish Priest of the church of The English Martyrs, Chard, Somerset, died on 31st October 2013.