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Rt Rev. Alan Williams SM

A profile of the Catholic Bishop of Brentwood, the Right Reverend Alan Williams SM.

Bishop of Brentwood

Born in Lancashire in 1951, Alan Williams trained for the priesthood at Allen Hall before which he obtained a Degree in Natural Science from Durham University, a Degree in Theology from the University of Cambridge, a PhD in Psychology from London University and a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Hull.

Bishop Alan Williams previously served as Director of the Roman Catholic National Shrine at Walsingham where he had overall responsibility for pilgrimage and retreat work. He also served as parish priest at St Lawrence of Canterbury, Sidcup.

He is a former Major Superior of the Marist Fathers in England, a post he held from 2000-2008 and has also served as a school teacher and chaplain in secondary schools and Catholic chaplain at Sheffield Hallam University. He has also taught Christian Spirituality at postgraduate level.

Pope Francis appointed him the Seventh Bishop of Brentwood on 14 April 2014. His episcopal ordination took place at Brentwood Cathedral on 1 July 2014.

Bishops’ Conference

Bishop Alan Williams is a member of the Bishops’ Conference Department for Education and Formation.

Link

For more, please visit the Diocese of Brentwood’s website.

Contact

Cathedral House
Ingrave Road
Brentwood
Essex
CM15 8AT

01277 232266