Sunday, August 20, 2017

Archdiocesan Appointments

Clergy Changes

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The Archbishop has announced the following changes in the staffing of the Archdiocese:

With immediate effect:

The Very Reverend Andrew Canon MONAGHAN has retired from the active ministry. He is remaining for the moment in Pathhead as Administrator.

The Right Reverend Monsignor Alistair Canon Lawson and the Right Reverend Monsignor Philip Kerr step down as Vicars General and Trustees;

The Right Reverend Allan Chambers is appointed a Vicar General of the Archdiocese. Monsignor Chambers VG is already a Trustee;

The Reverend Jeremy C. Bath is appointed a Trustee of the Archdiocese.

Also, the following changes in the staffing of parishes have been announced, taking effect on 3/4 September 2016, unless otherwise stated:

 

  • The Right Reverend Monsignor Alistair Canon LAWSON, Parish Priest at St Mary’s, Bathgate, to retire;

 

  • The Right Reverend Monsignor Allan CHAMBERS VG to become Parish Priest at St Mary’s, Bathgate;

 

  • The Reverend Andrew GARDEN to become Administrator at St David’s, Dalkeith and St Luke & St Anne’s, Mayfield;

 

  • The Reverend James McMORRIN, soon-to-be ordained, to become assistant priest at St Francis Xavier’s, Falkirk, St Anthony’s, Polmont and Our Lady of the Angels, Camelon;

 

  • The Reverend Joseph MILLAR, Parish Priest at St Margaret’s, Raploch and Holy Spirit, Stirling to retire;

 

  • The Reverend Michael ADEBANJO, priest of the Diocese of Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria, to become Administrator at St Margaret’s, Raploch and Holy Spirit, Stirling;

 

  • The Reverend Janusz WILCZYNSKI SAC to transfer to another diocese;

 

  • The Reverend Simon HUGHES to become Parish Priest at St Peter’s, Carmondean;

 

  • The Reverend Paul LEE to become Administrator at St Agatha’s, Methil and St Giles’, Kennoway;

 

  • The Reverend Anthony LAPPIN, soon-to-be ordained, to become assistant priest at St Andrew’s, Craigshill, St Theresa’s, East Calder and St Philip’s, Dedridge, being resident at St Theresa’s, East Calder;

 

  • The Reverend Peter KRAKOWIAK SAC to be assistant priest at St Andrew’s, Craigshill, St Theresa’s, East Calder and St Philip’s, Dedridge, being resident at St Andrew’s Craigshill. Father OWENS will be resident at St Theresa’s, East Calder;

 

  • The Very Reverend R. Kevin MURRAY, Moderator, ceases to be Parish Priest at Our Lady & St Joseph’s, Selkirk;

 

  • The Reverend Jeremy MILNE ceases to be Administrator at the Immaculate Conception, Jedburgh and St Mary’s, Kelso and becomes Administrator at Our Lady & St Joseph’s, Selkirk, while remaining Administrator at SS. Mary & David’s, Hawick and being resident there;

 

  • The Reverend Hugh PURCELL becomes Parish Priest at St Mary’s, Kelso and the Immaculate Conception, Jedburgh, being resident at Jedburgh;

 

  • The Reverend Syriac PALAKUDIYIL OFMCap. to become Administrator at SS. Ninian & Triduana’s, Restalrig;

 

  • The Very Reverend William Canon CONWAY, Parish Priest at St Machan’s, Lennoxtown, to retire, being resident at St Paul’s, Milton of Campsie;

 

  • The Reverend John DEIGHAN to become Parish Priest at St Machan’s, Lennoxtown, St Paul’s, Milton of Campsie and St Dominic’s, Torrance, being resident at St Machan's, Lennoxtown;

 

  • The Reverend Anthony CARUANA becomes Parish Priest at St John Vianney’s, Gilmerton and St Gregory’s, The Inch;

 

  • The Reverend Robert HENDRIE, Parish Priest at St Luke’s, Banknock, to retire, effective 4 June 2016 and;

 

  • The Very Reverend Patrick Canon BOYLAN, becomes Parish Priest at St Luke’s, Banknock, effective 4 June 2016.