New Rector Appointed To The Parish Of Lisbellaw With Coolbuck

Diocese of Clogher

The Revd Stephanie Woods had been appointed as Rector of Lisbellaw Parish in the Diocese of Clogher. The vacancy arose during the summer when the previous incumbent, the Very Revd Bryan Kerr, took up the position of Dean of Dromore.

Commenting on Stephanie’s appointment, the Bishop of Clogher, the Rt Revd John McDowell, said ‘I am delighted to be able to welcome Stephanie back to her home Diocese and to working with her in the future. Stephanie will bring many skills to her ministry in the parish and in the diocese, not least her strong work ethic and her pastoral warmth.’

Stephanie comments: ‘I am thrilled and delighted to be appointed rector of Lisbellaw with Coolbuck and look forward to working closely with all the parishioners.’

Since August 2012 Stephanie has served as Bishop’s Curate in the Drung Group of Parishes, County Cavan, in the Diocese of Kilmore. Prior to this, she served her Deacon internship year in Rossorry Parish Church, Enniskillen, in the Diocese of Clogher. Stephanie is married to the Revd John Woods, who is Bishop’s Curate currently serving in the Kildallon and Swanlinbar Group of Parishes in the Diocese of Kilmore. Stephanie’s home parish is Drumkeeran Parish in the Diocese …read more

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