Diocese of Waterford and Lismore Clerical changes for 2020

Most Reverend Alphonsus Cullinan, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore has made the following appointments:

Very Rev. Patrick Fitzgerald has been appointed Vicar General along with Rt. Rev. Mgr. Nicholas O’Mahony and Very Rev. William Canon Ryan.

Very Rev. Brendan Canon Crowley to retire as PP of St. Peter & Paul’s Parish Clonmel and be PE of St. Peter & Paul’s.

Rev. John Treacy  to be appointed PP of St. Peter and Paul’s, Clonmel.

Rev.  Michael Toomey to be appointed administrator of Ardfinnan, Ballybacon and Grange, and also as administrator of Newcastle & Fourmilewater. 

Very Rev. Garrett Desmond to be appointed Parish Priest of the parish of Touraneena and the Nire 

Fr. John Philip, Fr. Bobit, Fr. Russel (Hospital Chaplains) to cover one Sunday Mass and one weekday Mass in the parish of St. Joseph and St. Benildus.

Very Rev.  Paul Murphy to retire as PP of St. John’s Parish.

Very Rev. Tom Rogers to be appointed as PP of St. John’s parish and administrator of Ballybricken Parish

Very Rev.  Michael Mullins to retire as PP of Ballybricken parish and become PE.

Very Rev. Joseph Flynn to retire as PP of Ballyporeen and become AP. Parish to be administered by Fr. Bobby Power and Fr. Jim Denmead.

Very Rev. Gerard O’Connor to retire as PP of Clashmore.

Appointments to take affect from September 1st.

Further appointments to follow in due course.