Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Our New Bishop

The Holy See Press Office has announced that the Holy Father has appointed as Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin (Ireland) the Very Reverend Father Denis Nulty, of the clergy of the diocese of Meath, until now pastor of St. Mary's in Drogheda.

The Very Reverend Father Denis Nulty

Fr. Denis Nulty was born in Slane, Co. Meath, June 7, 1963. He completed his studies for the priesthood at the National Seminary of St. Patrick, Maynooth. Later, he received his Masters in Pastoral Theology and Management at All Hallows College in Dublin.

He as ordained a priest for the diocese of Meath on 12th June, 1988.

For ten years, he was Curate at the Cathedral Parish in Mullingar (1988-1998), at the same time being Chaplain to the Accord Centre and Spiritual Director at St. Finian's College. Since 1998 he has been Parish Priest of St. Mary's in Drogheda. In 2006, he also became Vicar Forane of the Eastern Deanery of Meath and President of the Council of Priests.

Oremus pro Antistite nostro Dionisio.  Stet et pascat in fortitudine tua, Domine, in sublimitate nominis tui.


Jessie said...

A blessed day for the whole Diocese. I pray that Bishop Denis will be a strong shepherd especially for the Extraordinary Form.


JMarks said...

Good news. We need good holy Bishops. I pray for all the new Bishops and all the new Bishops to come that they will cooperate with grace to lead the People of God in this troublesome time for the Church and the World.

Veronica Lane said...

Let us thank the Lord for sending labourers into the harvest. May the new Bishop (to be ordained on the beautiful feast of St. Dominic) be blessed with every blessing and be an instrument of grace for his people.

Phographic Mementos said...

This could be good. interesting that it took 3 years. I guess the have to wait for the right man.