BISHOP OF RAPHOE MAKES TWELVE DIFFERENT CLERICAL CHANGES

first_imgThe Bishop of Raphoe, Dr Philip Boyce, has made a number of clerical changes across the diocese.Bishop Boyce has made a number of clerical changes.A total of twelve different changes which include retirements, new appointments and study leaves were announced by Bishop Boyce’s Diocesan Secretary, Fr Michael McKeever.The changes include the announcement of the retirement of the Chaplain of Letterkenny General Hospital, Very Rev John Gallagher, after 41 years service in the Diocese. His post will be taken over by Rev Shane Gallagher, formerly of Leitirmacaward/Doochary.It has also been announced that popular Rev Damian McGroarty, CC of Conwal and Leck (Cathedral Parish), will go on to further studies.Meanwhile Rev Mariusz Semia will be CC at Massmount, Fanad and Chaplain to the Polish community in the Diocese.All changes will take place at the end of August. The following is a full list of appointments and changes in the Raphoe Diocese:Very Rev Canon John Gallagher, Chaplain of Letterkenny General hospital retires after 41 years service in the DioceseRev. Joseph O’Donnell, CC Aughaninshin (Church of the Irish Martyrs) to be CC, MountcharlesRev. James Gillespie CC Milford to be CC AughaninshinRev. Adrian Gavigan CC Mountcharles to be CC Milford Rev. Shane Gallagher CC Leitirmacaward – Doochary to be Chaplain in Letterkenny General HospitalFr. Mark Byrne (Society of Our Lady of the Trinity) to be CC Leitirmacaward-DoocharyRev. Damian McGroarty, CC Conwal and Leck (Cathedral Parish) goes for further studiesRev. Stephen Gorman, newly ordained, to be CC Conwal and Leck Rev. Paul McGeehan CC Massmount, Fanad to be CC ArdagheyRev. Hugh Hanlon, (Missionaries of the Sacred Heart) to be CC BallyshannonRev. Mariusz Semia to be CC Massmount and Chaplain to the Polish Community in the DioceseRev. Liam Boyle, to be ordained on the 7th of September will be CC Ardara.BISHOP OF RAPHOE MAKES TWELVE DIFFERENT CLERICAL CHANGES was last modified: August 11th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:appointmentsbishop boyceChangesdonegalraphoe dioceselast_img

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