Archdeacon David McClay elected as new Bishop of Down and Dromore

It was announced today that the Episcopal Electoral College for the Diocese of Down and Dromore, meeting in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, has elected Archdeacon David McClay as the new Bishop of Down and Dromore.  He succeeds the Rt Revd Harold Miller who retired at the end of September.

Archdeacon David McClay.

The Venerable David McClay is Archdeacon of Down and Rector of Willowfield Parish Church, in East Belfast.  He was previously Rector of Kilkeel and has served his whole ordained ministry to date in the Diocese of Down and Dromore. 

The Most Revd Dr Richard Clarke,…

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