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Diocese of Sodor and Man



Isle of Man Parishes and their Churches and Chapels
Diocesan Bishop and other officials
Isle of Man Benefices and their Patrons
Mission Partnerships
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Isle of Man Parishes and their Churches and Chapels
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Parish Churches and chapels
(parish church(es) in bold)
Incumbent (vicar or rector)
All Saints, Douglas All Saints' Church (vacant)
Arbory and Castletown
(see note 4)
Kirk Arbory (St Columba)
St Mary's Church, Castletown
*St Caerbre, Colby
Canon J F P Gomes
The Vicarage
Arbory Road
Castletown IM9 1ND
Tel: 01624 823509
Bride, Lezayre and North Ramsey
(see note 2)
Kirk Bride (St Bridget)
St Olave's Church, Ramsey
*St Fingan's, Glen Auldyn
The Rev B Evans-Smith
41 Barrule Park
Ramsey IM8 2BR
Tel: 01624 817322
Braddan Kirk Braddan (St Brendan)
Old Kirk Braddan
The Rev D M H Richards
Kirk Braddan Vicarage
Saddle Road
Braddan IM4 4LB
Tel: 01624 675523
Malew and Santan (see note 4) Kirk Malew (St Lupus)
Kirk Santan (St Sanctain)
St Mary's Church (Abbey Church), Ballasalla
St Mark's Church
(vacant)
Marown, Foxdale and Baldwin
(see note 6)
Kirk Marown (St Runius)
St Paul's Church, Foxdale
Old Kirk Marown
St Luke's Church, Baldwin
The Rev Janice Ward
The Vicarage
Crosby IM4 4BH
Tel: 01624 851378
Maughold and South Ramsey
(see note 7)
Kirk Maughold (St Maughold)
St Paul's Church, Ramsey
Christ Church, Dhoon
The Rev C Lowdon
The Vicarage
Walpole Drive
Ramsey IM8 1NA
Tel: 01624 812275
The Northern Plain
(see note 1)
Kirk Andreas (St Andrew)
Kirk Ballaugh (St Mary the Virgin)
Kirk Jurby (St Patrick)
St Stephen's, Sulby
Old Kirk Ballaugh
*St Jude's Chapel
The Rev C D Rogers
The Rectory
Ballaugh IM7 5AQ
Tel: 01624 897873
Onchan
(see note 5)
Kirk Onchan (St Peter) The Rev C Burgess (team rector) (Onchan)
The Vicarage
Church Road
Onchan IM3 1BF
Tel: 01624 673743

The Rev Jo Dudley (team vicar) (Lonan & Laxey)
56 Ard Reayrt
Ramsey Road
Laxey IM4 7QQ
Tel: 01624 861989
Lonan and Laxey
(see note 5)
Kirk Lonan (All Saints)
Christ Church, Laxey
Old Kirk Lonan
Rushen Kirk Rushen (Holy Trinity)
*St Catherine's Chapel, Port Erin
*St Mary's Chapel, Port St Mary
*St Peter's Chapel, Cregneash
The Rev J A T Heaton
Rushen Vicarage
Port St Mary IM9 5LP
Tel: 01624 832275
St George, Douglas St George's Church The Ven Andrew Brown
St George's Vicarage
16 Devonshire Road
Douglas IM2 3RB
Tel: 01624 675430
St Matthew, Douglas St Matthew's Church The Rev R Boyle (priest-in-charge)
62 Ballabrooie Way
Douglas IM1 4HB
Tel: 01624 621547
St Ninian, Douglas St Ninian's Church The Rev J Coldwell
St Ninian's Vicarage
58 Ballanard Road
Douglas IM2 5HE
Tel: 01624 621694
St Thomas, Douglas St Thomas' Church Canon I Brady
St Thomas' Vicarage
Marathon Avenue
Douglas IM2 4JA
Tel: 01624 611503
The West Coast
(see note 3)
Cathedral Church of St German, Peel
Kirk Patrick (Holy Trinity)
Kirk Michael (St Michael the Archangel)
St John's Church
St James, Dalby
The Very Rev N Godfrey
The Deanery
Albany Road
Peel IM5 1JS
Tel: 01624 842608

Chapels marked * are licensed for weddings.





Diocesan Bishop and other officials

Bishop of Sodor and Man

The Rt Rev Robert M E Paterson MA
Thie yn Aspick
4 The Falls
Douglas
Isle of Man IM4 4PZ

+44 (0)1624 622108 (fax 672890)
bishop@sodorandman.im

Bishop Robert Paterson

Archdeacon of Man

The Ven Andrew Brown
St George's Vicarage
16 Devonshire Road
Douglas
Isle of Man IM2 3RB

+44 (0)1624 675430 (fax 616136)
archdeacon@sodorandman.im

Vicar General and Chancellor

Mrs Clare Faulds
The Lynague
German
Isle of Man IM5 2AQ

+44 (0)1624 842045
faulds.clare@gmail.com

Secretary of Diocesan Synod

Mrs M Barwood
4 Oak Road
Peel
Isle of Man IM5 1WN

+44 (0) 1624 673477
synod@sodorandman.im

Diocesan Registrar

[vacant]

Acting Registrars

Mr Geoffrey Tattersall QC
Mrs Elizabeth Gumbley

Sodor and Man Diocesan Registry
37 Farmhill Park
Braddan
Isle of Man IM2 2ED

+44 (0)1624 675091
registrar@sodorandman.im




Isle of Man Benefices and their Patrons

Benefice Patron
All Saints, Douglas Bishop (see note 8)
Arbory and Castletown Crown and Bishop (see note 4)
Braddan Bishop
Bride, Lezayre and North Ramsey Crown and Bishop (see note 2)
Malew and Santan Crown(see note 4)
Marown, Foxdale and Baldwin Crown and Bishop (see note 6)
Maughold and South Ramsey Crown and Bishop (see note 7)
Onchan, Lonan and Laxey Crown and Bishop (see note 5)
Rushen Crown
St George, Douglas Bishop
St Matthew, Douglas Bishop
St Ninian, Douglas Church Pastoral Aid Society
St Paul, South Ramsey Bishop
St Thomas, Douglas Bishop (see note 8)
The Northern Plain Crown and Bishop (see note 1)
The West Coast Bishop and Crown (see note 3)




Mission Partnerships

Mission partnership Parishes
Northern Bride, Lezayre and North Ramsey; Maughold and South Ramsey; the Northern Plain
Western Marown, Foxdale and Baldwin; the West Coast
Southern Arbory and Castletown; Malew and Santan; Rushen
Eastern All Saints; Braddan; Laxey and Lonan; Onchan; St George's; St Matthew's; St Ninian's; St Thomas's

For an explanation of Mission Partnerships, click here


Note 1: The parish and benefice of Andreas, Ballaugh, Jurby and Sulby were created on 1st March 2012 by the Northern Pastoral Scheme 2011; they were renamed "the Northern Plain" by the Northern Pastoral (Amendment) (No.2) Scheme 2012. The patronage is exercisable by the Crown and the Bishop by turns (Crown 1st and 3rd, Bishop 2nd). The benefice of St Jude's Andreas ceased to exist on 6th March 2005 by virtue of the St Jude's Andreas Pastoral Scheme 2004.

Note 2: The parish and benefice of Bride, Lezayre and North Ramsey were created on 1st March 2012 by the Northern Pastoral Scheme 2011. The patronage is exercisable by the Crown and the Bishop by turns (Crown 1st and 3rd, Bishop 2nd).

Note 3: The parish and benefice of the West Coast were created on 1st May 2012 by the Western Pastoral Scheme 2012. The patronage is exercisable by the Bishop and the Crown by turns (Bishop 1st and 3rd, Crown 2nd).

Note 4: The parish and benefice of Arbory and Castletown, and the parish and benefice of Malew and Santan, were created on 1st February 2013 by the Southern Pastoral Scheme 2012. The patronage of Arbory and Castletown is exercisable by the Crown and the Bishop by turns (Crown 1st, Bishop 2nd); the patronage of Malew and Santan is exercisable by the Crown.

Note 5: The parish of Lonan and Laxey, and the united benefice of Onchan, Lonan and Laxey, were created on 1st October 2012 by the Onchan, Lonan and Laxey Pastoral Scheme 2012, which established a team ministry for the united benefice. The patronage is exercisable by the Crown and Bishop by turns (Crown 1st and 3rd, Bishop 2nd).

Note 6: The parish and benefice of Marown, Foxdale and Baldwin were created on 1st October 2012 by the Marown, Foxdale and Baldwin Pastoral Scheme 2012. The patronage is exercisable by the Crown and the Bishop by turns (Crown 1st and 3rd, Bishop 2nd).

Note 7: The parish and benefice of Maughold and South Ramsey were created on 1st October 2012 by the Maughold and South Ramsey Pastoral Scheme 2012. The patronage is exercisable by the Crown and the Bishop by turns (Crown 1st, Bishop 2nd).

Note 8: The united benefice of All Saints and St Thomas was dissolved on 1st April 2008 by the Douglas (All Saints and St Thomas) Pastoral Scheme 2008.