Clergy Moves

The Archbishop has indicated the following clergy moves, to be effective form 3rd September 2022.

Very Rev Robert Afayori VE finishes as Vicar Episcopal and as parish priest in Stirling on 31 July 2022, having been recalled home
Rev Jamie Boyle to Stirling (St Mary’s) as parish priest, and as lead chaplain to Stirling University and to St Modan’s High School
Very Rev Daniel Doherty VE to Falkirk (St Francis Xavier) as parish priest
Very Rev Scott Deeley VE to St Patrick’s, Kilsyth as parish priest
Rev Emmanuel C. Francis to St Margaret’s, South Queensferry as administrator
Rev Gerard Hatton (Arundel & Brighton) to St Theresa’s, Craigmillar as administrator, to be assisted by Rev Ninian Doohan (Dunkeld)
Very Rev Jeremy Bath VE to Lennoxtown (St Machan’s) as parish priest
Rev John Deighan to Broxburn (St Nicholas’ and St Philomena’s, Winchburgh) as parish priest; also as lead chaplain in Sinclair Academy and lead chaplain at St John’s Hospital, Livingston
Very Rev Kenneth Owens to Morningside (St Peter’s and St Columba’s) as parish priest
Rev Kevin Douglas to Livingston & East Calder (St Theresa’s, St Philip’s, St Andrew’s) as parish priest, and as lead chaplain in St Margaret’s Academy
Rev John Peter Siluvappan to Musselburgh (OL Loretto & St Michael’s and St Martin of Tours, Tranent) as temporary administrator

Rev Bobby Taylor to the Cathedral, as assistant priest; also assisting the Chancellor
Rev Ajeesh George to the Cathedral, as assistant priest 
Rev Sam Burke OP to leave the diocese for other duties
Rev Matthew Jarvis OP and Rev Albert Elias Robertson OP to St Albert’s (Edinburgh University) as assistants
Rev Josh Moir to return to Rome to complete his studies
Rev Martins Enegbuma to leave the diocese

Very Rev John Deighan as Vicar Episcopal for Education (from 1 August 2022)
Very Rev Brian Gowans as Vicar Episcopal ad interim for Caritas, Justice & Peace (effective immediately)