Diocese of

Hexham and Newcastle

Bishop Robert Byrne CO

Permanent Diaconate: Diocesan Formation Team

Contact Details:

Permanent Diaconate Formation Team:
Bishop's Liaison: Rev. Jeff Dodds tel: 01642 806469
Director of Deacons: Deacon Martin Bell tel: 07936 154024
Director of Formation: Rev. Mark Millward
Promoter of Vocations: Deacon Shaun McGee
Team members: Fr. Simon Weymes, Deacon Shaun McGee, Deacon Vincent Purcell


If you are interested in finding out about the Permanent Diaconate you should contact:

Rev. Mark Millward tel: 0191 385 2434 email:

If you are interested in the Hexham and Newcastle Diaconal Community you should contact:

Deacon Martin Bell tel: 07936 154024 or email:

If you have information about the Diaconate which you would like included on this website you should contact;

Administration Team:
tel: 0191 243 3316.