Very Revd Fr Mark Paris-Haines RSStS, FMC.
Fr Mark is the parish priest for Benedictus Fellowship Swindon and the priest in charge of St Michael's (Swindon Town Centre), St Teresa (North Swindon), St Paul's (Gloucester) and Christ the King (Cheltenham), Fr Mark Paris-Haines is also the LGBT Chaplain within Swindon Wiltshire.
Benedictus Fellowship Is part of the Old Catholic Apostolic Church.
Fr Mark Paris-Haines is an priest within the Old Catholic Church. The Union of Utrecht is a federation of Old Catholic Churches, not in communion with Rome, that seceded from the Roman Catholic Church over the issue of Papal infallibility. The Declaration of Utrecht solidified this movement in 1889. The Union of Utrecht is in full communion with the Anglican Communion, as per the Bonn Agreement of 1931, and with the Philippine Independent Church. They [Old Catholics] have received valid orders." Roman Catholic Dictionary, by Addison Arnold "The Roman Church recognizes the validity of Old Catholic Orders and other Sacraments." 1974 Catholic Almanac, by Felician A. Roy, OFM, page 368
The parish of Benedictus Fellowship is part of The Old Catholic Apostolic Church and it includes the whole of Swindon Town an attractive town serving the South.
Benedictus Fellowship plays an important part in the lives of many. We host many services from Weddings Blessings, Civil Partnership Blessings and Funerals.