Fr Victor Vella: 'Locked down but not closed down'

Fr Victor Vella is Parish Priest of Holy Innocents' Catholic Church in Orpington, Kent and he is also the national coordinator of the Parish Evangelisation Cell System (PECS) for England.
Fr Victor has given an extended video interview to Catholic journalist Kristina Cooper entitled 'Locked down but not closed down' (July 2020).
In the interview he describes the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown on his priestly ministry, on parish life and some unexpected fruits arising from this time.
The interview can be found on YouTube at

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PECS England is a group of clergy and laity who support and promote the Parish Evangelisation Cell System (PECS) within Catholic Parishes in England.

PECS England is overseen by Fr Victor Vella who is the National PECS Coordinator for England.


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