Diocesan Youth Officer
Luke Hawkins is Diocesan Youth Officer for Meath and Kildare and Chaplain of Wilson’s Hospital School.
Luke brings a lot of experience of church involvement and working with young people. He was previously a teacher in Weatherhead High School, on The Wirral in England. As well as teaching, his role included pastoral responsibilities for pupils in the school.
He has a lot of experience of voluntary youth work, including with leadership of summer camps. In the past he has also been involved in youth work in Toxteth, Liverpool.
Luke has an honours degree in history from Cambridge. As well as completing a PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education) at Manchester Metropolitan University he has also undertaken a course in Youth Leadership.
Outside of work and church involvement one of Luke’s main hobbies is jazz music. He has been a lead saxophonist in a jazz band. He is married to Esther.
Meath and Kildare Diocesan Centre
Tel: 01- 6292163