Our Core Team

Our Core Team

Sr. Anne Miller FMM, chair of Housetop Care LimitedOur women priests’ core team consists of eleven members, nine of whom work on a voluntary basis. Our members are: Luca Badini Confalonieri (Director), Sr. Anne Miller who for many years chaired the board of Trustees; John Wijngaards, honorary (unpaid) academic adviser of the website; Jos Rickman, our web weaver and full-time administrator of the office; Jackie Clackson, networking; Joanna Dixon, data base maintenance and newsletters; Miriam Duignan, communications; David Marston, technical researcher; Barbara Paskins, web editing; Pam Wearing, scanning and editing: Heather Wears, scanning, editing and accounts. Contact us by email here!

Our office space

Our office over the coffeebar!

We rent a small office in Rickmansworth, which is part of greater London. The office occupies two floors over a shop.

Our total floor space is 45.5 sq. meters ( = 491 sq. ft). It contains the following rooms:

  • one small room with1 desk;
  • two medium-sized office rooms with space for 3 desks each;
  • a parlour-cum-meeting room with a kitchenette in the corner;
  • a toilet.

Our facilities are basic, but they allow up to seven of us to work there at the same time. It is the nerve centre of our administration and international network.

We need your financial help for this project to survive!

Wijngaards Institute for Catholic ResearchThis website is maintained by the Wijngaards Institute for Catholic Research.

The Institute is known for issuing academic reports and statements on relevant issues in the Church. These have included scholars’ declarations on the need of collegiality in the exercise of church authority, on the ethics of using contraceptives in marriage and the urgency of re-instating the sacramental diaconate of women.

Visit also our websites:Women Deacons, The Body is Sacred and Mystery and Beyond.

You are welcome to use our material. However: maintaining this site costs money. We are a Charity and work mainly with volunteers, but we find it difficult to pay our overheads.

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