Catholic Church Kilsyth

Rev. Fr John Deighan

Rev John Deighan at St Patrick's Kilsyth 7th Aug 2011

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.

Deacon Rev John Deighan  at St Patrick's Kilsyth  7th August 2011

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We would like to thank the Scottish Catholic Observer for allowing us to republish this article and for using our picture to highlight this honour for John.

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