Saturday, May 26, 2018

Archdiocesan Appointments

Clergy Changes

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Archbishop Leo Cushley has announced the following clergy changes, 20 May 2018, Pentecost Sunday:

·      The Reverend Kevin MURRAY resigns as Parish Priest of Our Lady & St Andrew, Galashiels, and St Cuthbert, Melrose, to become Parish Priest of Our Lady & St Ninian, Bannockburn, and The Sacred Heart, Cowie.

·      The Reverend Nick WELSH becomes Administrator of Our Lady & St Andrew, Galashiels; St Cuthbert, Melrose; and Our Lady & St Joseph, Selkirk.

·      The Reverend Tony LAPPIN becomes Administrator of St Joseph, Peebles, and St James, Innerleithen.

·      The Reverend Jamie McMORRIN becomes Assistant Priest of St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral, and St Andrew, Ravelston.

·      These changes will take effect on 2 June. Also:

·      The Very Reverend Joseph Canon McMULLAN, Parish Priest of Our Lady of the Waves, Dunbar, resigns as Parish Priest of St Mary, Haddington.

·      The Reverend Edward WANAT SDS, resigns as Parish Priest of Ss Mary & David, Hawick, and Our Lady & St Joseph’s, Selkirk, to become Parish Priest of St Mary, Haddington and St Gabriel, Prestonpans.

·      The Reverend Hugh PURCELL, Parish Priest at St Mary’s, Kelso and the Immaculate Conception, Jedburgh, also becomes Parish Priest of Ss Mary & David, Hawick.

·      These changes take effect on 1 September.