Who's Who

josiasVicar - Reverend Josias De Souza

Josias joined us in September 2021, his wife Danielle, son and daughter are originally from Brazil where he was a youth minister of a large church. They came to the UK in 2016 for a 5 year project as a Mission Priest to the Churches in Dover Town Benefice. A lover of good coffee, Indian food and Brazilian BBQ.

Joy DanielHonorary Associate Minister - Revd. Joy Daniel
Joy is a Lutonion who came into ministry through St.Francis'. After looking after the Wigmore Estates & Cockernhoe area for some time she moved to be Priest –in-Charge of St Andrews Woodside & Holy Trinity East Hyde.  She still enjoys Preaching and leading Services, praying with people, line-dancing, reading and is a member of U3A. Joy is a widow with two married children, four grandchildren and a step-grand daughter.

Rod MasonDiocesan Reader - Rod Mason
Rod is a retired teacher and has been a Reader for 10 years. He is married to Eileen and they have four children and seven grandchildren.

Barbara McIntoshDiocesan Reader - Barbara McIntosh
Barbara was born in Surrey but moved to Luton as a child worshipping at St Francis' church for many years. After being licensed as a Reader she spent 17 years as a Chaplain at London Luton Airport but is now back in the parish where she has started a HOPE group for people in the second half of life. She enjoys her family, travel, photography, gardening and reading.

Graham Hosker

Church Warden- Graham Hosker
Graham has worked as a peripatetic percussion teacher around the South East for over 40 years, and is currently Lead Teacher for Orchestral Percussion in Hertfordshire Music Service. He is also a freelance musician and an examiner for Trinity College London. He is a widower with four sons. Away from work, Graham is a keen photographer and enjoys rambling.

jackyChurch Warden - Jacky Wilson

I was born in Edgware, Middlesex but lived in Mill Hill N.W.7 until I got married and came to Luton with my husband Geoff.  I have attended St. Francis Church for many years with a small break in between.  I am a Mum of 3 grown up children and Nanny to 9 Grandchildren who are a delight.  I am also a Chaplain in the Crown Court with Luton Community Chaplaincy. I love to have friends round for a cuppa, to travel and to enjoy life to the fullest.