We announce the sad news of the death of Deacon John Hawthorne. John was ordained to the Permanent Diaconate on 10 July 2010.

John’s body will be received in Sacred Heart Church, North Gosforth at 4.00pm on Monday 6 May. His Requiem Mass will be on Tuesday 7 May at 10.30am at Sacred Heart Church followed by cremation at West Road Crematorium. Bishop Stephen will be the Principal Celebrant at the Requiem Mass.

May he rest in peace.