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Clergy Appointments



Bishop Toal has announced the following clergy appointments:

  • Father Michael Brown to become Parish Priest of Holy Family, Mossend from 1st February, succeeding Father James Grant who becomes General Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of Scotland.

  • Father Owen Ness to become Administrator of St Brendan's, Motherwell from 1st February

  • Deacon Jim Aitken to become Chancellor of the Diocese of Motherwell from 21st January

  • Father Gerard Bogan is appointed Dean of the Motherwell & Central Deanery.

  • Father Kevin McGoldrick is appointed Vice Dean of the Motherwell & Central Deanery.

  • Father Thomas Magill is reappointed chairman of the Council of Priests

Please pray for all our clergy preparing to take up these appointments.

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