Senior Clergy

The Archdiocese of Liverpool’s Senior Clergy

Vicars General

The vicar general acts for the Archbishop in administering executive matters within the Archdiocese.  

Auxiliary Bishop Tom Williams
Rev Canon Thomas Neylon

Episcopal Vicars

Episcopal vicars are appointed by the Archbishop to oversee specific areas of activity within the church.

Rev Philip Inch – Mission Planning
Rev Mgr John Devine OBE – Finance and Development
Rev Matthew Nunes – Formation
Rev Fr Godric Timney OSB - Religious
Rev Canon Michael Fitzsimons - Schools and Colleges
Rev Canon Stephen Maloney - Sick and Retired Clergy
Rev Philip Gregory - Clergy


In the Catholic church the Chancellor certifies official documents and holds the diocesan records.

Rev Canon Aidan Prescott


Is the office which deals with marriage cases.

Rev Brian Murphy