The Paschal Message of the Presiding Archbishop for 2020

Surrexit Christus Vere, Alleluia, Alleluia!

The traditional proclamation on Easter Sunday. However, one feels at the present time that “Alleluias”, though liturgically permitted, may not be quite appropriate for a while yet.

It goes without saying that we all are living today in troubled times. A virus, a disease, a plague, the like of which none of us have experienced in our lifetimes, or in the lifetimes of our parents, grips the entire world. Indiscriminate about whom it infects – young or old, rich or poor, entirely healthy or with underlying illness; nobody knows who might have been infected or who might be infected.

Read the rest by clicking on the link below.

Archbishop’s Easter Message 2020

Hibernia & The Isles: new bishop appointed

Hibernia & The IslesThe Presiding Archbishop recently announced the appointment of Fr Michael Carchrie Campbell as Bishop of the Diocese of Hibernia and the Isles. Fr Michael is the Parish Priest of the Parish of Our Lady of Walsingham and St Malachy, Belfast and is the current Ordinary of the Priestly Fraternity of the Dowry of Mary.

The date for Fr Michael’s consecration is yet to be set.

Please pray for him as he prepares for his new responsibilities.

Until his consecration, Fr Michael will be known as the Bishop-Elect of Hibernia and The Isles. Archbishop Davies also appointed Fr Michael as domestic prelate and apostolic adminstrator of the Diocese of Scotia.