Father Michael Gallagher celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of his ordination on the 17th July 2018. He was ordained on the 17th July 1958 at the Priory of Our Lady of England Storrington West Sussex by Bishop Cyril Cowderoy. Father Gallagher is a member of the Canons Regular of Premontre founded by Saint Nobert in 1121.
After the festive Mass everyone enjoyed a buffet meal and were happy to congratulate Father Gallagher for his 60 years of faithful service to the Church and the people of God. He received the Papal Blessing from Pope Francis.