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Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
Leach Green Lane
Rednal
Birmingham
B45 9BQ

0121 453 3452

Rt Rev. David Evans

A profile of the Catholic Auxiliary Bishop-elect of Birmingham, the Right Reverend David Evans.

Auxiliary Bishop-elect of Birmingham

The Reverend Canon David Ernest Charles Evans was born in Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, in the archdiocese of Birmingham, on 22 October 1953.

He carried out his studies in preparation for the priesthood at the Venerable English College in Rome and was awarded a licentiate in philosophy and theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University.

On 29 July 1978, he was ordained a priest for the archdiocese of Birmingham.

He subsequently held the following offices: parish vicar at Saint Mary’s, Walsall (1979-1981) and at Saint Aloysius, Oxford (1981-1983); formator and vice-rector at Saint Mary’s College, Oscott, Birmingham (1983-2001); parish priest at Saint Austin’s, Stafford (2001-2006); episcopal vicar for Coventry, Warwickshire, and Oxfordshire (2006-2007); parish priest of Saint Theresa’s, Chalbury, Oxon (2007-2012).

Since 2014 he has served as parish priest of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Rednal, and since 2019, Episcopal Vicar for Birmingham and Worcester.

He is a member of the Birmingham Metropolitan Chapter, a Judge of the Birmingham Metropolitan Chapter, and a member of the Bishops’ Conference Department for Dialogue and Unity.

He has served on the English Anglican- Roman Catholic Committee and the Bishops’ Conference Committee for Faith and Culture.

Contact

Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
Leach Green Lane
Rednal
Birmingham
B45 9BQ

0121 453 3452