Aberdeen Priest, to become Spiritual Director of the Royal Scots College in Salamanca
20 December 2017
Fr Stuart Chalmers has been appointed by the Scottish Bishops’ Conference as Spiritual Director of the Royal Scots College in Salamanca.
Commenting on his appointment, the Bishop of Aberdeen, Bishop Hugh Gilbert said:
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank Fr. Staurt for his great dedication and support, both to me personally, and to the Diocese and I wish him every blessing and success in his forthcoming Iberian endeavours.”
Bishop Gilbert added;
“The members of the Bishops’ Conference are most pleased that he has accepted this appointment and wish him every blessing and success in his new responsibilities.”
Responding to his appointment, Fr. Stuart said;
“I am delighted to have been appointed to this post and look forward to the new challenges it will bring. I hope to build on my experience of teaching in Salamanca over the last 5 years and supporting individuals in the diocese of Aberdeen as the prepared for the priesthood.”
“I am very grateful to the Scottish Bishops for appointing me and to the parishioners of St. Joseph’s in Woodside and Holy Family in Mastrick for their support.”
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Notes to Editors:
Fr. Stuart’s appointment is for a three-year period from 1 January 2018 until 31 December 2020.
He will travel to Salamanca on 6 January 2018, where he will be responsible for directing candidates on the Pre-Seminary course in Spain before they continue their studies at the Scots College in Rome.