Indian Priests Step In To Fill Gaps Left By Ageing Clerics
The changes include the appointment of two Indian priests. The parish priest of Shannon, Father Tom Ryan, said yesterday: “There are more on the way. It is a sign of the times.”
A Catholic diocese is drafting in priests from India in an attempt to address a shortage and the growing age profile of its clerics.
In the 2018 diocesan appointments announced at the weekend Bishop Fintan Monahan of Killaloe, has announced an overhaul of diocesan structures.