Clergy Appointments

Bishop Mark is grateful to those clergy who have agreed to take up new appointments after the summer. They will be greatly missed in the present parishes but we pray for them all in their new ministries. Most of the moves will take place in September.

Fr Brian Kenwrick from Holy Trinity, Newquay to St Mary’s, Falmouth
Fr Harry Doyle from Sacred Heart, Exeter to Holy Cross, Topsham
Fr John Deeny from Blessed Sacrament, Heavitree to Sacred Heart, Exeter
Fr Jonathan Stewart from All Saints, Teignmouth to Blessed Sacrament, Heavitree
Fr John Webb from St Peter’s, Crownhill to St Mary’s, Poole
Fr Jonathan Bielawski from St Mary’s, Falmouth to St Peter’s, Crownhill
Fr Mark Skelton from St Mary’s, Poole to All Saints, Teignmouth
Fr Barry Hallett from St Joseph’s, Poole to Holy Trinity, Dorchester
Fr John Rice from Holy Trinity, Dorchester to Our Lady of the Portal, Truro
Fr Gilmour McDermott from Our Lady of the Portal, Truro to Our Lady & St Neot, Liskeard and Sclerder Abbey
Fr Chris Findlay-Wilson from Our Lady of all Nations, Camborne to St Joseph’s, Poole
Fr Ralph Candy from Assistant Priest at St Joseph’s, Poole to be Priest-in-Charge at Holy Spirit & St Edward’s, Swanage
Fr Antony O’Gorman from St Mary’s Falmouth to be Priest-in-Charge of Holy Trinity, Newquay
Fr David Gassor to move from Topsham to be resident in Saltash
Fr Jacek Kostuch to be assistant priest of St Peter & St Thomas More, Plymouth
Fr Colin Groombridge to be assistant priest at St Mary, Poole

Fr Peter Morgan to be Dean of Cornwall
Fr Tim Lewis to be Dean of Plymouth

Fr Tony Delsink is “retiring” from Swanage to go and live nearer his family in New Zealand.
Fr Simon Chinery is leaving the Diocese to work with the Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, Hemel Hempstead.
We thank them both for all they have given to our Diocese, and we wish them both well in this next stage of their ministry.

We welcome Fr Cadoc Leighton OPraem to the Diocese as Priest-in-Charge at Our Lady of All Nations, Camborne.

An appointment will be made to Saltash and Torpoint in the near future.