2 Feb 2015
A new bishop for Waterford and Lismore
Today at 12noon (Rome time) the Holy See has announced the appointment of Fr Phoncie Cullinan as the new bishop of Waterford and Lismore.
Fr Phoncie who was up to today parish priest in Rathkeale, is a friend of the radio programme and has contributed on a number of occasions. SS102fm extends our heartiest congratulations to the bishop-elect on the news of his appointment and wish him every best wish and blessing in his new ministry.
You can read the statement from Bishop Brendan Leahy HERE which includes some biographical details of the bishop-elect.
Fr Cullinan's statement HERE.
You can follow the various statements on the Facebook page of the Irish Bishops Conference HERE. You can also follow the various statements on updates on the web site of the Irish Bishops Conference HERE.
Vatican Radio report HERE.
Ad multos annos to the Bishop-elect!