Hoddesdon Parish Church

St Catherine & St Paul

Who's Who?


Reverend Rachel Pennant

Rachel joined us on 12th May 2016. Prior to this she was a curate in Biggleswade for 3 years. She, and her husband, Julian have three children. 
Click here to email Rachel
or call the vicarage on 01992 462627.


Reader - Mr Neil Harvey

Neil has been one of our readers since 2012. He has lived in Enfield before moving to Hoddesdon over twenty years ago. A librarian, he is responsible for library services to older people and was once introduced as 'the older person's librarian'. He is married to Gill and they have two children, James and Alex who have the musical talent that he lacks. 


 Reader - Canon Reg Bailey CBE

Reg has been a reader for a number of years in our parish. Reg is an advisor and independent reviewer for governoment on the sexualisation and commercialisation of children and is involved with the Advertising Standards Authority, the British Board of Film Classification and SANDS, the still birth charity. He lives within his wife, Alison, in nearby Nazeing, and they have 2 grown up children, and two grandchildren. 


Church Warden - Jacqui Gifford


Church Warden - Mike Marsh


Parish & Halls Administrator - Mike Harding-White

Mike took up this position in November 2015. He keeps the office open for personal callers on weekdays from 9.30am to 1.00pm. Outside of these hours, please leave a message on the answerphone 01992 462127 or 
click here to email Mike. 


Choir Master/Mistress

John Roberts / Christina Parker