Fr Darren Smith, General Secretary of the Additional Curates Society will preach at St Mary’s Priory Church on Sunday morning February 8th at 11am.
Fr Darren was ordained on 29th June 1986 and was the Parish Priest at Saint Luke’s, Kingstanding for 17 years.
Previously he was Assistant Priest at Saint Cuthbert’s, Castle Vale, Birmingham and Assistant Curate at Saint Aidan’s, New Parks, Leicester.
The ACS supports the Holywell Community and has Fr Malcolm Lane as its Treasurer.
The main work of ACS is to hold before people the vision of Christ bringing salvation to people in desperate need. At the same time ACS shows that Christ gave his Church the gift of Priesthood as a vital instrument in proclaiming his gospel. It encourages prayer for the mission of the Church, concern for people in need, and support for those called to the Sacred Priesthood.