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Bishop Dermot Farrell announces diocesan appointments for the Diocese of Ossory

Bishop Dermot Farrell has announced the following diocesan appointments for clergy which will take effect from 29 September 2018:

  • Father Jim Crotty, PP Ferrybank has retired.
  • Father Patrick Comerford, PP Freshford has retired.
  • Monsignor Kieron Kennedy, Administrator Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny to be PP Freshford.
  • Father Richard Scriven PP Inistioge to be Administrator Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny.
  • Father Sean O’Connor Administrator Ballyhale to be PP Ballyhale.
  • Father Liam Taylor Administrator Ballycallan to be PP Ballycallan.
  • Father Kieran O’Shea CC Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny to be PP Ferrybank.
  • Father Raymond Dempsey CC Ferrybank to be PP Inistioge.
  • Father Dan Bollard to be VF.

ENDS

  • Bishop Dermot Farrell is Bishop of Ossory.
  • VF = Vicar Forane; PP = Parish Priest and CC = Curate.
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