Posts from July 2014

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A vocations challenge from the new Bishop of Elphin

“For the moment, however, I want to offer you a challenge.  We have 100,000 parishioners (give or take); we have six deaneries.  Will you find one suitable candidate for priesthood in each deanery between now and Easter and invite him to contact me or one of the members of the vocations team.  Together, then, we […]

Remarks of the new Bishop of Elphin, Bishop Kevin Doran at his Episcopal Ordination

“I would hope that, in the very near future, we will – as a diocesan community – develop a new strategy for the promotion of vocations and of a vocational culture” – Bishop Doran Since my appointment as bishop of Elphin, I have been very conscious of the rich Christian heritage of our diocese, dating […]