Saturday, 19th September 2020

Admission to Candidacy 2015

Posted on 05. Mar, 2015 in Carousel

Left to right: Front: Stephen Duffy (new Candidate), Bishop Brian Farrell, Daniel Gallagher (new Candidate). Back: Fr Hugh Clifford (Director of Formation), Fr George Hayes (Vice Rector), Fr Alphonsus Cullinan (Bishop-elect of Waterford and Lismore), Fr Thomas Norris (Spiritual Director), Rev. Aidan McCann (Deacon for the Mass), Monsignor Ciarán O’Carroll (Rector).

Left to right: Front: Stephen Duffy (new Candidate), Bishop Brian Farrell, Daniel Gallagher (new Candidate). Back: Fr Hugh Clifford (Director of Formation), Fr George Hayes (Vice Rector), Fr Alphonsus Cullinan (Bishop-elect of Waterford and Lismore), Fr Thomas Norris (Spiritual Director), Rev. Aidan McCann (Deacon for the Mass), Monsignor Ciarán O’Carroll (Rector).

Two seminarians of the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, were admitted to Candidacy for ordination to Diaconate and Priesthood by Bishop Brian Farrell, Secretary of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, on 4th March 2015. The new Candidates are Mr. Stephen Duffy, for the Diocese of Clogher, and Mr. Daniel Gallagher, for the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora. Stephen and Daniel will be ordained as Deacons on Easter Tuesday, 7th April 2015 in Basilica San Silvestro.

To view photographs of the Admission to Candidacy, click here.