Diocese of Waterford and Lismore Clerical Changes 2015
Rev. Fr. John Kiely to retire and Fr. Pat Gear to be P.P. of Cappoquin and Priest in Charge of Modeligo. Change to take place in mid-September.
Fr. Richard Geoghegan to be P.P. of Ballyneale. Change to take place in mid-September.
Fr. Soosai Selvanathan (Heralds of the Good News) to be C.C. in Carrick-on–Suir. Due to begin in October, once Visa is secured.
Fr. Francis Xavier Vijaykumar (Heralds of the Good News) to be C.C. in Sacred Heart Parish, the Folly. To take up post in October once Visa is secured.
Fr. Ned Hassett Adm., Abbeyside to be P.P. Abbeyside.
Fr. Michael Toomey C.C. in Tramore to be C.C. in St. Peter’s & St. Paul’s Clonmel. Change to take place in mid-September.
Fr. Shane O Neill, newly ordained, to be C.C. in Tramore, to begin in mid-September.
Fr. Robert Grant to be P.P., Ballybeg. To take up his post on Jan 1st 2016
A third priest from the Heralds of the Good News Missionary Society will become C.C. in St. Mary’s Parish, Clonmel, once he has been released for duty from his present post in India after Christmas and is to reside 22 Gladstone St. Clonmel.
Rev. Lazarus Gidolf to be permanent deacon helping in the Clonmel parishes.
Fr. David Keating, WIT, will supply a weekend Mass in the parish of St. Paul’s, Lisduggan.
There are two men starting formation in seminary this year. Please pray for them and for more vocations to the priesthood and religious life.