The Holy See Press Office has announced that the Holy Father has appointed as Bishop ofKildareandLeighlin(Ireland)the Very Reverend Father DenisNulty,of the clergyof the diocese ofMeath, until nowpastor ofSt. Mary'sin Drogheda.
The Very Reverend Father DenisNulty
Fr. DenisNultywas born inSlane, Co.Meath,June 7, 1963.He completed his studiesfor the priesthood at the National Seminary of St.Patrick,Maynooth.Later, hereceived his Mastersin Pastoral TheologyandManagement atAll HallowsCollege inDublin.
He as ordained a priestfor the dioceseofMeath on 12th June, 1988.
For tenyears, he wasCurateat the Cathedral Parish in Mullingar(1988-1998), at the same time being Chaplain to the AccordCentreandSpiritual Directorat St.Finian's College.Since 1998 he has been Parish Priestof St. Mary'sin Drogheda.In 2006, healso becameVicarForaneof the Eastern DeaneryofMeathand President of theCouncil of Priests.
Oremus pro Antistite nostro Dionisio. Stet et pascat in fortitudine tua, Domine, in sublimitate nominis tui.
Born: 8 May 1861, Received into the Catholic Church: 21 December 1896, Received into the Sodality of Our Lady: 22 December 1896, Entered Society of Jesus: 7 September 1900, Ordained Priest: 28 July 1900, Died 19 February 1933.