Lough Derg priest ‘humbled’ by new title

LOUGH Derg Prior Fr Laurence Flynn has been named Monsignor by Pope Francis. It was announced this week that Fr La Flynn a priest of the Diocese of Clogher had the honour of ‘Chaplain to His Holiness’ conferred by Pope Francis.  This carries with it the title of Monsignor which means that the priest has […]

New bishop makes key appointments

THE newly ordained Bishop of Clogher has announced new appointments in his diocese. Bishop Larry Duffy, who was consecrated bishop just two weeks ago has revealed he has appointed a number of priests in the diocese to be his vicars-general.  These include Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, parish priest of Magheracloone and Monsignor Peter O’Reilly, parish priest […]


New Bishop’s ordination leaves a ‘feel-good’ factor

Sunday’s ordination in St Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan of Bishop Larry Duffy (67) left the 900-strong congregation with a ‘feel good’ factor. The ceremony itself, lasting two and half hours, provided a stunning spectacle, with 19 bishops and 100-plus clergy resplendent in righly-coloured vestments filing, two abreast, up the centre aisle to the huge altar. Bringing […]

New bishop set to be ordained this Sunday

SUNDAY 10 February will see the ordination of the new Catholic bishop of Clogher, Mgr Larry Duffy.  Plans are in place for his ordination service which will be held at St Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan on Sunday 10 February at 3pm. The Monaghan man will fill the role which has been vacant for over two years […]