Please pray for the repose of the soul of Fr Douglas Perkins.
Fr Douglas was born in Poole in Dorset. After receiving a Grammar School education, he attended Oriel College in Oxford eventually becoming an Anglican priest in Burnley. In 1996 Fr Douglas was ordained as a Catholic priest by Bishop Cormac serving in a number of Brighton Deanery Parishes including: St. Joseph's, Sacred Heart, St. Theresa's, Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception in Peacehaven and Our Lady of Lourdes in Rottingdean. An accomplished Organist, Fr Douglas gave a number of concerts before retiring to Rottingdean and eventually taking up residence at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Littlehampton.
Fr Douglas’ funeral service will take place on Friday 22nd May at 1.00pm, led by Bishop Richard.
Due to the suspension of public worship, there will be a private liturgy. Anyone wishing to live stream the ceremony at the Downs Crematorium in Brighton can do so here:
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May he rest in peace.