Bishop of Raphoe calls for lifting of public Masses ban

THE Bishop of Raphoe is calling on the government to lift the ban on public worship, put in place as a measure against Covid-19. All churches across Donegal closed in late September as part of the Level 3 lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Since then, religious services have moved back online. The […]

Bishop of Raphoe announces clerical changes

THE Bishop of Raphoe, Most Rev Alan McGuckian, SJ, has announced the following clergy appointments in the diocese. Rev Dr Niall Coll returns to the diocese after 19 years lecturing in St Mary’s University College, Belfast, to take up the position of Parish Priest of Drumholm (Ballintra), effective September 11. Monsignor Kevin Gillespie, Adm St […]