University Chaplains

The University has a number of Chaplains and Associate Chaplains who provide pastoral and faith support to staff and students. Details of official Chaplains is listed below:

Anglican Hannah Padfield

Anglican Chaplain

Tel: 07977520227



Catholic Father Neil Ritchie 

Catholic Chaplain

Tel: 0151 709 3858


Jewish Rabbi Natan Fagleman 

Jewish Associate Chaplain

Tel: 07541 368 656


Webpage: University Jewish Chaplaincy 


Laura Burton


Muslim Zane Abdo

Muslim Adviser


Faith Facilities at the University of Liverpool

A number of facilities are available to staff and students of the University of Liverpool including:

  • Muslim Prayer Room
  • Catholic Chaplaincy facilities

Further details about each of these facilities, and additional facilities within the city can be found below.

Anglican Chaplaincy

The Anglican Chaplaincy currently does not have a designated location. 

Catholic Chaplaincy

The Catholic Chaplaincy is based at St Phillip Neri Church, 30 Catherine Street, L8 7NL . 10 minute walk from University Square.  

Muslim Prayer Room

The University Muslim Prayer Room is a purpose-built facility to meet the needs of our Muslim Community with wudhu, storage and prayer room facilities. It is located on the lower ground floor of the Sydney Jones Library. This facility is open to all students and staff of the University of Liverpool, however, you must have a valid University or Library ID card to enter. All uses of the Muslim Prayer Room must abide by the Muslim Prayer Room Usage Guidelines

Friday Prayers: Friday Prayers are currently organised by the Islamic Society. Please contact ISOC for details on the times of the Friday Prayer, or if you have any comments or complaints.

Opening Times: The Muslim Prayer Room is open according to the Sydney Jones Library Opening Hours. Please visit the Library website for up to date information.

Muslim Prayer Room Management: If you have any questions about the prayer room please contact Zane Abdo (see above).

Other faith facilities near campus

The following is a list of faith facilities close to the University campus. This list should not be read as an endorsement of these organisations and is just provided for information: