With sadness, we announce the news of the death earlier today, 6th April, of Mgr Canon Frederick Anthony Miles, ProtAp. Mgr Fred died peacefully at home at St Peter’s Residence, Vauxhall.
Mgr Fred was born in Essex on 13th December 1925 and ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Westminster at St Edmund’s College, Ware by Cardinal Bernard Griffin on 16th July 1950.
Sympathy is extended to Mgr Fred’s family and friends, and to the clergy and parishioners of his former parishes in the diocese, and to the Sisters and residents at St Peter’s Residence.
Mgr Fred was a member of the Deceased Clergy Association. Funeral arrangements will be made in accordance with the protocols necessary due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Details of Memorial Requiem Masses, and an obituary, will follow in due course.
We pray for the repose of Mgr Fred’s soul:
Almighty and eternal God,
hear our prayers for your son, Mgr Fred Miles
whom you have called from this world to yourself.
Grant him light, happiness and peace.
Let him pass in safety through the gates of death,
and live for ever with all your saints
in the light you promised to Abraham
and to all his descendants in faith.
Guard him from all harm
and on that great day of resurrection and reward
raise him up with all your saints.
Pardon his sins and give him eternal life in your kingdom.
We ask this through Christ our Lord.
May the soul of this faithful priest rest in peace. Amen.