Catholic Church Kilsyth


PRIESTS AND RELIGIOUS OF ST. PATRICK'S PARISH
Parish Priests - Curates - Religious - Vocations - Visiting Priests

There was a mission at Kilsyth from 1840 -1865
Rev. Fathers MacLachlan and Gillon served Kilsyth from Lennoxtown.

   
PARISH PRIESTS OF ST. PATRICK'S PARISH
 
Rev. John Galvin
1865-1873
Rev. Jeremiah Bric
1873-1873
Very Rev. John Canon Murphy
1873-1889
Rev. John Lee
1889-1890
Very Rev. Michael Canon Turner
1890-1903
Right Rev. Mgr. Patrick MacNamara
1903-1938
Very Rev. Michael Canon Downey
1938-1955
Very Rev. Thomas Canon McGarvey
1956-1972
Very Rev. Denis Canon O'Connell
1972-1987
Very Rev. Karl Canon Kruger
1987-1989
Rev. Bernard Doonan
1989-1990
Rev. Charles Barclay (Parish Administrator)
1990-1991
Rev. Gerard R. Hand
1991-2006
Rev. James G Tracey
2006-2014
Rev Daniel Doherty
2014-present

ASSISTANT PRIESTS

 
Rev. John M. Murphy (the first assistant Priest)
1881-1885
Rev J Andrew Macintyre
1899-1900
Rev. Edward Blake
1903-1915
Rev. Daniel Murphy
1915-1923
Rev. James Harold
1923-1928
Rev. James F. Maxwell
1928-1930
Rev. John McGettigan
1930-1938
Rev Patrick C. Lynch
1931-1932
Rev. Francis Kerr
1938-1940
Rev. Edward Gilchrist
1939-1940
Rev. Thomas A. Watt
1940-1942
Rev. Thomas McCarville
1942-1947
Rev. Edward McKay
1942-1944
Rev. John C. Barry
1945-1946
Rev. Francis Thomson
1946-1948
Rev. James Brennan (ord. 1945)
1947-1961
Rev. William Anthony
1948-1956
Rev. Matthew Donaghue
1956-1958
Rev. Patrick McNulty
1958-1961
Rev. Gerald McCabe
1961-1968
Rev. Michael Bell
1961-1972
Rev. Andrew Shiels
1968-1971
Rev. Keith O'Brien
1972-1974
Rev. Desmond McKeever SPS
1973-1974
Rev. Brian Byrne
1974-1976
Rev. Robert McGarrigle
1974-1981
Rev. Joseph Portelli
1981-1983
Rev. Joseph McIntyre
1983-1985
Rev. Thomas Mullen
1985-1987
Rev. George Paul
1987-1989
Rev. William Brennan
1989-1990
Rev. Steve Gilhooley
1990-1993
Rev. Jeremy Bath
1993-1996
Rev. Chris Heenan
1996-1998
Rev. Scott Deeley
2004-2008
Rev. Andrew Garden
2013-2014


VISITING PRIESTS AND DEACONS
Rev Robert Docherty
Variously from the 1930s - 1970s
Rev. Andrew Garden
August - September 2010
Rev. John Deighan
August - September 2011
Rev. John Millar
September 2012
Rev. Anthony
July 2013
Rev. Bernard McNulty
August 2014
Rev Anthony Lappin
September 2015
 


EPISCOPAL HIERARCHY
(since the founding of St Paul's Lennoxtown 1831 to service Kilsyth)
   
Vicar Apostolic - Bishop Alexander Paterson (Lowland District)
1827 - 1831
Vicar Apostolic - Bishop Andrew Carruthers (Eastern District)
1832 - 1852
Vicar Apostolic - Bishop James Gillis (Coadjutor - Eastern District)
1852 - 1864
Vicar Apostolic - Bishop John Strain (Coadjutor - Eastern District)*
1864 - 1878
*The Restoration of the Hierarcy to Scotland on 15th March 1878
Archbishop John Strain*
1878 - 1883
Archbishop William Smith
1885 - 1892
Archbishop Angus MacDonald
1892 - 1900
Archbishop James Smith
1900 - 1928
Archbishop Andrew McDonald
1929 - 1950
Gordon Joseph Cardinal Gray
1951 - 1985
Keith Patrick Cardinal Emeritus O'Brien
1985 - 2013
Archbishop Leo Cushley
2013 - to date


 
Sister M. Dolores
1974-1976
Sister M. Agnes
1976-1983
Sister M. Andrew
1983-1986
Sister Mary Clement O'Connell
19??-19??
Sister Mary Michael
19??-19??
Sister Mary Angela McFaul
19??-19??
Sister Mary Adelaide
19??-19??
Sister Mary Joseph
19??-19??
Sister Mary Gertrude
19??-19??
Sister Bernard (the last Superior)
19??-19??
Sister Regina
19??-19??
Sister Anne Mary
19??-19??
 
"A community which is poor
in vocations impoverishes the
whole Church; but a community
which is rich in vocation
enriches the whole Church
"
John Paul II
Rev. William O'Raw Sister Mary Ann McCart
Rev. Thomas Rice, C.M Sister Mary Rose Fitzsimmons
Rev. David Brown Sister Carmella Murphy
Rev. Patrick Kelly Sister Margaret Dempsey
Rev. John Callaghan Sister Mary of the Angels
Rev. John Gordon Brother James Murphy
Rev. Patrick Brady Brother Edward Coyle
Rev. Alan Meechan S.V.D.
Do you know of any others?


 
God BlessYou!