Joyful end to sad week for Diocese of Derry and Raphoe

A week of vast emotional contrasts for the Diocese of Derry and Raphoe ended on a joyful note late on Sunday afternoon with the installation of the Rt Rev Andrew Forster as Bishop of Raphoe at a service in St Eunan’s Cathedral. It took place just over 24 hours after one of the bishop’s predecessors as Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, the Rt Rev Dr James Mehaffey, was commended to God at a service in St Columb’s Cathedral in Londonderry.

Bishop Andrew Forster strikes the door of St Eunan’s Cathedral with his pastoral staff, during the Service of Installation…

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