Father John

Father John

Hello, I’m Fr. John. I have been a priest for six years and before coming to Castlerigg in 2015 I served in parishes in Cleator Moor and Poulton-le-Fylde and worked as hospital chaplain at Blackpool Victoria hospital

Sister Shienrose

Sister Shienrose

Hello Friends! I’m Sr. Shienrose Agnes La Torre, SPC, a member of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Paul of Chartres, Philippine Province…

Patricia

Patricia

Hello, my name is Patricia, I come from Fleetwood near Blackpool…

Andy

Andy

Hello, I’m Andy. I am 22 and from Hartlepool over in the North East. Before I came to Castlerigg I spent 4 years volunteering in Youth Ministry in various centres around England and Ireland. I enjoy most sports, mainly football and biking. I also enjoy watching TV shows and movies, we all love some couch time.

Panna

Panna

Hello, I am Panna. I am 18 and from Hungary. Before Castlerigg I was in school, studying Communication and Hungarian Literature and Grammar. I really enjoy DIY and being creative, such as doing embroidery.

Theresa

Theresa

I’m 19 years old and from Bolton. I have just finished college and wasn’t sure where God was calling me, either to Uni or an apprenticeship, so I decided to take a year out. I feel very passionate about serving the church and I do this often while altar serving in my local church at home.

Harry

Harry

Hi everyone, I’m Harry. I’m 21 and have just graduated from the University of Oxford where I studied Politics and Economics. I’m from Preston, and have many happy memories of coming to Castlerigg with my friends when I was at school. Castlerigg is a really special place for me because it’s where I found what it actually means to be a Catholic

Phelim

Phelim

I’m Phelim. I’m 22 and originally from Preston. For the past year I have been working with adults with learning disabilities with a charity called L’Arche in Brecon, Wales.

Patrick

Patrick

I’m Patrick. I’m 18 and from Blackpool. For the last 2 years I have been at sixth form studying Business, IT and Computer Science. I have been brought up in catholic schools and therefore have always had some degree of faith, however my trips to Castlerigg are where I properly found my faith and started practicing my faith.

Rachael

Rachael

Hello! My names Rachael and I’m 22. I’m from Whitehaven in Cumbria and have just finished studying Fine Art in York. I’ve been coming to Castlerigg since I was 14; it’s my favourite place where I got to know God and I can’t wait to spend the next year here.

Ruben

Ruben

Hello! My name is Ruben. I am from Hungary and I am 18. I have just finished high school, but wanted to take some time to find myself and deepen my faith, so I am volunteering in Castlerigg.

Sharon

Sharon

Hello! My name is Sharon and I’m 20. I’m currently a third year Psychology student at the University of Bedfordshire. I’m originally from Enfield, London. I’m doing a sandwich year at university and I’ve decided to spend a year volunteering at Castlerigg Manor.