The newly formed Council of Priests of the Diocese of Cork and Ross has held its first full meeting with Bishop Fintan.
The Council of Priests, according to Church law, assists the bishop in the pastoral care of the people of God in the diocese. It is comprised of priests elected by their colleagues along with priests nominated by the bishop.
Photo taken at the meeting of the Council of Priests of the Diocese of Cork and Ross with Bishop Fintan Gavin at Mardyke House, Cork.: (Back row: Frs Eoin Whooley, Marius O’Reilly, Sean O’Sullivan, Pat Nugent, (middle row) Ger Dunne OP, Pat O’Donovan, Aidan O’Driscoll, John Lyng OSA, Terry O’Brien MSC, (front row) Tom Hayes, Tom Riordan, Bishop Fintan Gavin, Finbarr Crowley, Michael Keohane. (Fr Robert Young is also a member but is absent from the photo.)