The Episcopal Ordination will take place in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow at on
Sunday 4th August 2013.
The chief consecrator will be Archbishop Diarmuid Martin assisted by Bishop Michael Smith of Meath and the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Charles Brown.
The homily will be given by Monsignor Brendan Byrne, who has served as Diocesan Administrator for the past three years.
The capacity of the Cathedral is about 750 seats and all places have been allocated as follows -
Along with members of the hierarchy, the attendance will include 200 family and friends of Fr Nulty, 170 parish representatives, 100 diocesan guests including members of local religious communities, a further 100 people in the choir and assisting in the liturgy and 200 priests including priests from Kildare & Leighlin, Meath, religious orders along with classmates and other priest guests. Admittance to the Cathedral will be by ticket only.
For more on Fr. Denis's Ordination as Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin go to:
4th August is also the Feast day of St. Jean Vianney.