Fr. Gordon Williams

Fr. Gordon Williams

Father Gordon Williams

Ordained Priest 1984 at the Franciscan Study Centre, Canterbury. 

A member of the Order of Friars Minor until joining the Diocese of East Anglia in 1999.

Previous appointments include:

The Franciscan Friary at Ipswich, Suffolk for nine years as parish priest.

Five years as parish priest of St Francis of Assisi, Stratford, east London.

From 1999 thirteen years as parish priest of St Mary's, Great Yarmouth.

Assigned as parish priest to Our Lady of Pity, Swaffham, September 2012.

Interests include:

Japanese culture, including reading Japanese Haiku poetry, oriental arts such as the tea ceremony as well as practicing zen meditation (read more here) and sometimes leading classes of Christian zen, known as the Empty Bowl' .  Great love of nature and walking in woods and scenic places.