Clergy changes – Lent 2021

Press release

Following the death of Mgr John Harty, Bishop Stephen Robson has announced the following clergy changes:

  1. Father Michael Carrie currently Parish Priest of Our Lady of Victories, Hilltown, and St Patrick’s, Stobswell, to St Mungo’s, Alloa as PP, as from 5th Sunday of Lent, 21st March, 2021 in time for Easter.
  • Father Ninian Doohan, currently Parish Priest of St Pius X, Douglas and coordinating chaplain to the Ninewells Group of hospitals, to be also Parish Priest of St Patrick’s, Stobswell; Traditional Latin Mass Community to move from St Pius X to St Patrick’s church also, as from 5th Sunday of Lent, 21stMarch, 2021 in time for Easter.
  • Father Andrew Marshall, currently Priest-in-residence in Arbroath, to be also Administrator of St Thomas of Canterbury, Arbroath. This appointment to take place as from the First Sunday of Lent, 21st February 2021.  I would also like to congratulate Father Andrew on recently gaining his Licentiate in Biblical Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome with the grade Summa cum Laude.
  • As from 21st March 2021, the Fifth Sunday of LentCanon Kevin Golden, currently Parish Priest of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Broughty Ferry, and Administrator of St Andrew’s Cathedral, Dundee to be Parish Priest also of Our Lady of Victories, Hilltown. St Fillan, Newport, and Our Lady Star of the Sea, Tayport will also be added to this cluster of parishes at this time with Canon Golden as the Lead Priest. Fr Louis Uwaezuoke, currently resident in St Fillan’s, Newport, to be assistant Priest also with Canon Kevin Golden, to this whole parish cluster. Father Louis will continue to reside in St Fillan’s Newport.
  • Fr Jim Walls, currently Spiritual Director in the Pontifical Scots College in Rome, to return to the diocese by the end of May, 2021 to take up a parochial appointment.  I am immensely grateful to Fr Jim for carrying out this important national role, assisting in the formation of our future priests in Rome for the past three years.