Archbishop Leo Cushley has announced the following clergy changes within the Archdiocese of St Andrews & Edinburgh:

  • Rev Nicky Welsh from Galashiels & VE for Education to Vice-Rector of the Pontifical Scots College, Rome;
  • Rev Andrew Kingham, from Stirling to PP of Our Lady & St Andrew’s, Galashiels;
  • Rev (Dr) Robert Afayori from Duns & Eyemouth, as well as Berwick-upon-Tweed (Hexham & Newcastle), to PP of St Mary’s Stirling, and Vicar Episcopal for Education;
  • Rev Nick Hodgson from Our Lady of Lourdes, Dunfermline to Administrator of Duns & Eyemouth, as well as Berwick-on-Tweed (Hexham & Newcastle);
  • Rev Ephraim Ezulike from the Cathedral to Administrator of St Ninian’s, Restalrig;
  • Rev Emmanuel Francis from Sighthill to Administrator of St Theresa’s Craigmillar;
  • Rev Isaac Oshoma from Sighthill to assistant priest, St Margaret’s Dunfermline;
  • Rev (Dr) Baji Joseph Puthiyaparambil as PP, and Rev Shinto Joseph Karimattathil as assistant priest, both of the Society St. Paul, to St Joseph’s Sighthill;
  • Rev Mike Fallon to retire as PP of St Catherine’s, Gracemount;
  • Fr Alex Davie to become PP of St Catherine’s, Gracemount, in addition to his present duties.

These changes will be effective as of 05 September 2020. Please keep these, and all our priests, in your prayers. Our Lady, Queen of the Clergy, pray for them.