Board of CPSMA expresses its appreciation to Fr Tom Deenihan, who has been General Secretary for almost three years, and brought enormous energy and commitment to the role.
Bishop Paul McAleenan studied in St Patrick's College, Thurles. Prior to his episcopal ordination, he was a priest of the Diocese of Westminster for over 40 years.
"The needs we have to be successful, to be liked, to avoid criticism, to be noticed, are often not met. There are many who would gladly serve God in an advisory capacity.”
For the first time ever, former students who did not reach ordination, have also been invited back to international reunion at St Patrick's College Thurles.
Fr Michael Geraghty is the youngest priest in Killaloe. He will spend his summer helping the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes followed by a stint of missionary work in Africa.