St Mary's Cathedral: Bishop Dermot Farrell announces diocesan appointments for the Diocese of Ossory
Bishop Dermot Farrell has announced a number of diocesan appointments for clergy in the Diocese of Ossory, with two priests retiring and new parishes for others.
The following will take effect from September 29 this year:
- Father Jim Crotty, Parish Priest Ferrybank has retired.
- Father Patrick Comerford, Parish Priest Freshford has retired.
- Monsignor Kieron Kennedy, Administrator Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny to be Parish Priest Freshford.
- Father Richard Scriven Parish Priest Inistioge to be Administrator Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny.
- Father Sean O’Connor Administrator Ballyhale to be Parish Priest Ballyhale.
- Father Liam Taylor Administrator Ballycallan to be Parish Priests Ballycallan.
- Father Kieran O' Shea Curate, Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny to be Parish Priest Ferrybank.
- Father Raymond Dempsey Curate Ferrybank to be Parish Priest Inistioge.
- Father Dan Bollard to be Vicar Forane.