Deacon Roger Sparks

Deacon Roger SparksI was ordained in the Parish Church of St Joseph and St Francis Xavier in July 2002 in the market town of Richmond on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales by Bishop John Crowley, Bishop of Middlesbrough, after 36 years in Catholic education. My last appointment was as Head of the joint RC/CE School in Richmond.

We "retired" to Norfolk in 2004 and settled in Swaffham where I was appointed as Parish Deacon. I am married with 3 children and 6 grandchildren.