And to all the team at St John's Cathedral and the entire diocesan team including Fr Tony Mullins and Fr Paul Finnerty, well done on organising a joyous, inclusive, community celebration. Truly, "this day was made by the Lord, let us rejoice and be glad!!"
|The Irish Times - Bishop Brendan Leahy lies prone as he is ordained by Archbishop of Cashel and Emily Dermot Clifford at St John’s Cathedral in Limerick. Photograph: Kieran Clancy|
Bishop Leahy became the first Bishop in Ireland and eighth in the world to be ordained under the papacy of Pope Francis. He succeeds Bishop Donal Murray, who retired as Bishop in December 2009.
|Prayer of consecration over Bishop Brendan|