New calling beckons for Dean of Raphoe

The Dean of Raphoe, the Very Reverend Arthur Barrett, is to leave the Diocese of Derry and Raphoe early in the new year to take up a new appointment as Rector of the Arklow, Inch and Kilbride Group of Parishes in the Diocese of Glendalough. The news was announced to parishioners in the Raphoe Group after Sunday’s Service of Morning Prayer from Clonleigh Parish Church in Lifford.

Dean Arthur and Mrs Brigid Barrett.

Commenting on his appointment, Dean Arthur said, “I am humbled and honoured to have been appointed to the Arklow, Inch and Kilbride Group of Parishes. Brigid…

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