The Rev. Fr. John Deighan was temporary deacon
in St Patrick's Kilsyth in 2010.
He was born and grew up in Kirkcaldy, Fife. His home parish
is St Marie's, Kirkcaldy. After finishing his secondary education
at St Andrew's High School he then attended Edinburgh University
to study literature.
Then, after a year doing voluntary work he set off for the
Scots College in Rome, where he has been based for the past
six years. In May 2011 he was ordained a deacon, and completed
his journey to the priesthood in June 2012.
He has previously completed pastoral placements in Falkirk,
Edinburgh, Glenrothes, Stirling and Livingston, and St Patrick's
Kilsyth June until September 2010.
He is now Parish Priest of Milton of Campsie and Torrance.