Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin Denis Nulty has announced a range of fresh diocesan appointments
Fr Ruairí Ó’Domhnaill Adm. cathedral to become PP Newbridge in succession to Fr Paul Dempsey, Bishop-elect of Achonry. Fr Liam Morgan PP Naas, Sallins, Two Mile House to become VF north deanery, retaining responsibility for parish renewal and development.
Fr Seán Conlon PP Ballinakill to become PE CC Ballinakill, Abbeyleix and Raheen. Fr Adrian Carbery PP Kildare to become PE CC Kildare. Fr Eddie Kavanagh PP Balyna to retire. Fr Paddy Byrne PP Abbeyleix and Raheen to become also PP Ballinakill. Fr Andy Leahy PP Tullow to become PP Kildare.
Fr Seán Maher CC Naas, Sallins, Two Mile House to become PP Balyna and diocesan scripture resource person. Fr Thomas O’Byrne PP Myshall and Clonegal to become Adm. cathedral and to assist at Bishop’s House.
Fr Brian Maguire SPS CC cathedral to become PP Tullow while Fr Pat Hughes CC Emo and Portarlington is to become PP Myshall and Clonegal
Fr Joe O’Neill who was on loan to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to become CC Emo and Portarlington.
Fr Gaspar Habara SVD CC Kildare to become CC cathedral and Fr Yanbo Chen SVD is to reside in the cathedral presbytery and to assist in the wider area. Fr Robert Petrisor (Archdiocese of Bucharest, Romania) will become CC Naas, Sallins, Two-Mile-House.
The appointments take effect on September 4.