Bishop John Fleming announces clerical changes and appointments in the Diocese of Killala

15 Jul 2022

Please see below details announced by Bishop John Fleming, Bishop of Killala, regarding the 2022 clerical changes and appointments for the Diocese of Killala:

  • Ballina Pastoral Team: Father Aidan O’Boyle (Moderator), Father Kieran Holmes and Father Anthony Gillespie.
  • Belmullet: Father Eddie Rogan to be Parish Priest of Belmullet. Father Tom Doherty, Father Tony Cavanagh SSP, to be assistant priests serving the three parishes, Belmullet, Kilcommon Erris and Kilmore Erris.
  • Kilmore-Erris: Father Kevin Hegarty to be Parish Priest of Kilmore-Erris.
  • Backs: Father Michael Reilly to Co-Pastor Backs with Father Michael Flynn.
  • Ballycastle: Father John Loftus, Parish Priest Ballycastle.
  • Dromore West: Father Joseph Hogan to be Parish Priest, Easkey and Parish Priest Dromore West.


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