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New Bishop of Argyll and the Isles

Posted by SCMO on 28th December 2015 in Christianity | Bishop-Elect McGee,Diocese of Argyll and the Isles
Pope Francis has today appointed Monsignor Brian McGee as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles. The diocese has been vacant since April 2014 when Bishop Joseph Toal became the Bishop of Motherwell. Mgr. McGee is currently Vicar General of the Diocese of Paisley and Parish Priest of Holy Family Parish, Port Glasgow.   Reacting to his appointment, Bishop-Elect McGee said:   “It was very humbling, and indeed frightening, to be informed by the Papal Nuncio that Pope Francis had nominated me to be the new Bishop of the Diocese of Argyll and the Isles. However, after reflection and prayer I now face this mission with quiet but defi...
 

Ordination of the Right Reverend Brian McGee

Posted by on 18th February 2016 in Blogging | ordination,Argyll and the Isles,Bishop Brian McGee,ArchBishop Cushley
  ArchBishop Cushley praised the “long and distinguished history of the Church of Christ in Argyll and the Isles” in his homily on the occasion of the Ordination of Mgr. Brian McGee as Bishop of Argyll and the Isles.   The Episcopal Ordination of Monsignor Brian McGee as the new Bishop of Argyll and the Isles took place at St. Columba’s Cathedral in Oban today, Thursday 18 February at 7.00pm.The new Bishop was consecrated by ArchBishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh.   In his homily, ArchBishop Cushley, spoke of the journey of St Columba to Iona 1,400 years ago, where he and his successors became “the u...
 

Ordination of new Bishop of Argyll and Isles

Posted by on 17th February 2016 in Blogging | Episcopal ordination,Argyll and the Isles,Bishop Brian McGee
  The Episcopal Ordination of Monsignor Brian McGee as the new Bishop of Argyll and the Isles will take place at St. Columba’s Cathedral in Oban on Thursday 18 February at 7.00pm.    Speaking ahead of his Episcopal Ordination Bishop Elect-McGee said; "I am very much looking forward to my Ordination as Bishop of Argyll. Although it is a challenging vocation God's grace and the kindness of so many people has greatly encouraged me.  I ask for people to pray for me as I prepare".    The new Bishop will be consecrated by ArchBishop Leo Cushley of St Andrews and Edinburgh.   Commenting on the ordination of Bishop Elect...
 

Catholic Bishops announce new Covid-19 Working Group

Posted by SCMO on 13th May 2020 in Blogging |
...haired by Bishop Brian McGee, Bishop of Argyll and the Isles. Speaking about the initiative, Bishop McGee said; “After our public Masses stopped and our Churches closed with almost no warning, the immediate response from our priests and parishioners across Scotland was both impressive and uplifting. With great ingenuity and creativity, online Masses and devotions were made available throughout the country every day. Through this and other action, many vulnerable and lonely people continue to be supported in safe ways.”   “While it will be wonderful when our parishes can reopen, we recognise that Parish life cannot quickly return to normal until a vacc...
 

Funeral Mass of Rt.Rev.John Aloysius Mone

Posted by SCMO on 21st October 2016 in Blogging |
...Friday 21st October 2016, St.Mirin   Bishop John Keenan, Bishop of Paisley, will be the principal celebrant and homilist at the Funeral Mass for his predecessor Bishop John Mone (Bishop of Paisley, 1988-2004) in St.Mirin’s Cathedral Paisley.  He will be accompanied by ArchBishop Philip Tartaglia and Bishop Brian McGee and other Scottish Bishops, along with the priests of the Diocese of Paisley and the other Scottish dioceses, principally the Archdiocese of Glasgow where Bishop Mone was a priest for 32 years prior to his consecration as a Bishop.  Numerous nieces and nephews of Bishop Mone and other relatives and friends will be i...
 

Christmas Messages from the Catholic Bishops of Scotland

Posted by SCMO on 17th December 2019 in Blogging |
...2019   Bishop Brian McGeeBishop of Argyll and the Isles and Episcopal Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland   One statement which I don’t like is “Christmas is all about the kids.” It’s something that I often hear at this time of year. Now don’t get me wrong – I absolutely loved Christmas as a child and each year I find myself reliving many cherished memories. Now as an adult, I love seeing the excitement and joy of today’s children. So what’s my issue?   My problem is that by equating Christmas only for children we have reduced Christmas to presents, parties, lights and food. Now again, I love the Christmas atmosphere...
 
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