2015 Year of Consecrated Life, Praying for and encouraging Vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life for Ireland & for Renewal of the Catholic Faith, and renewed faithfulness to the Teachings of Christ and His Church
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Ordination of Fr. Ray Browne as Bishop of Kerry tomorrow
Preparations are underway for the Episcopal Ordination of Fr
Ray Browne as Bishop of Kerry tomorrow Sunday 21st July.
The ordination ceremony is due to take place in St Mary’s
Cathedral in Killarney, Co Kerry at and
a number of Irish bishops, as well as family members, friends, religious,
priests and laity will attend the ceremony.
The principal ordaining bishop will be Archbishop Dermot
Clifford of Cashel and Emly. He will be assisted by the Apostolic Nuncio,
Archbishop Charles Brown, and Bishop William Murphy of Kerry.
The ordination will be concelebrated by Cardinal Seán Brady,
Primate of All Ireland, while Rev Professor Séamus O’Connell will preach the
The ordination Mass will be broadcast live by Radio Kerry
between 3 and 5pm on Sunday 21 July and it will also be live streamed on
It can also be accessed at goo.gl/N5fjn.
On 2 May 2013,
Pope Francis appointed Fr Browne, the parish priest of Ballagh, Co Roscommon,
in the Diocese of Elphin as the new Bishop of Kerry.