Recent clergy appointmants July 2020

Archbishop Malcolm has recently announced the following changes to clergy appointments within the Archdiocese of Liverpool:

With effect from 1st July 2020:

  • Fr Kevan O'Brien to be parish priest, Holy Cross, St Helens;
  • Fr Jonathan Brown to be chaplain to Carmel, Allerton

With effect from September 2020:

  • Canon Thomas Neylon to be parish priest and dean in Widnes;
  • Fr Carl Mugan to be parish priest in Widnes;
  • Canon Michael Fitzsimons to be parish priest, St John Fisher, Knowsley and St Columba, Huyton;
  • Fr Philip Carr to be parish priest, St Julie, Eccleston and English Martyrs, Haydock;
  • Fr John Hindley to be parish priest, St Philomena and Holy Name, Fazakerley;
  • Fr Kevin McLoughlin to be parish priest, Holy Family, Southport;
  • Fr Leo Daley to be parochial administrator, Our Lady and All Saints, Parbold in addition to St John the Evangelist, Burscough;
  • Fr Joseph Simionato FDP to be parish priest, Our Lady of the Annunciation, Standish and St Bernadette, Shevington;
  • Fr Bruce Walles to be parish priest, Our Lady of Walsingham, Netherton in addition to St Benet, Netherton;
  • Fr Michael Thompson to be parish priest, St Mary, Castletown and St Columba, Port Erin;
  • Fr Leo Cooper to be parish priest, St Benedict, Hindley;
  • Fr Kenny Hyde to be parish priest, St Richard, Skelmersdale;
  • Fr Dominic Risley to be assistant priest, St Michael and All Angels, Kirkby;
  • Fr Peter Murphy (newly-ordained on 28th of June) to be assistant priest at the Metropolitan Cathedral;
  • Fr Mark Moran to join the Team Ministry in Widnes;
  • Fr Brian Dougherty (Isle of Man) and Fr John Cullen (Waterloo) to retire from active ministry.