Diocesan Curia

 

"The diocesan curia consists of those institutions and persons which furnish assistance to the bishop in the governance of the entire diocese, especially in directing pastoral activity, in providing for the administration of the diocese and in exercising judicial power."

(The Code of Canon Law, canon 469)

Diocesan Office:
Bishop's House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB

tel: 01631 567436
fax: 01631 564986
rcd.argyll@btconnect.com



Following the installation of Bishop Joseph Toal as Bishop of Motherwell on 23 June 2014, the Diocese of Argyll & the Isles is a Vacant See.

Diocesan Administrator:
Rt. Rev. Mgr. James L. Canon MacNeil
St. Columba's Cathedral
Oban
PA34 5AB

tel: 01631 562123

jameslmacneil@btinternet.com



Chancellor:

Very Rev. Donald J. Canon MacKay

St. Peter's, Daliburgh, Lochboisdale, South Uist HS8 5SS

chancellor@rcdai.org.uk


Treasurer:
Rev. RH Johnston STB
Our Holy Redeemer's,
71 Kenneth Street,
Stornoway
HS1 2DS

 01851 702070
mailto:rcd.argyll@btconnect.com



Assistant to the Treasurer:
Mrs Janie Milne
Diocesan Office
Bishop's House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB

tel: 01631 567436
fax: 01631 564986
mailto:rcd.argyll@btconnect.com


Diocesan Finance Officer

Mr. David MacEachan

Diocesan Office
Bishop's House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB

tel: 01631 567436
fax: 01631 564986
mailto:rcd.argyll@btconnect.com


Diocesan Secretary:
to be appointed


Notary:
Rev. Andrew Barratt S.T.B.

St Mun's

Brecklet

Ballachulish

PH49 4JG

01855 811203



Data Protection Officer:
Very Rev. Donald J. Canon MacKay
St. Peter's, Daliburgh, South Uist HS8 5SS

01878 700305

chancellor@rcdai.org.uk

College of Consultors:

Rt. Rev. Mgr. James L. Canon MacNeil 
Very Rev. William Canon Fraser
Rev. Michael MacDonald
Rev. Michael Hutson Dip.T Mus.  B.D.  M.T.S.
Rev. John Paul Mackinnon
Rev. Andrew Barrett

Council of Priests:
Rt. Rev. Mgr. James L. Canon MacNeil VG(Chair)
Very Rev. Donald J. Canon MacKay (Secretary)


Finance Board:
Rt. Rev.Mgr. James L. MacNeil Diocesan Administrator Chairman

Canon Donald J. Mackay Chancellor  

Rev. Alexander J. Culley Diocesan Representative

Rev. Roderick H. Johnston  Treasurer

Mrs. Janie Milne Assistant to the Treasurer

Mr Angus MacIntyre

Mrs Margaret Clark

Mr. Simon Westlake

Mr David MacEachen Secretary

 
Fabric and Planning Committee:

Rt. Rev. Mgr. James L. MacNeil   Chairman

Rev. Roderick H. Johnston S.T.B. Secretary

Rev. Martin Matheson

Mr Hamish Hoey


Representative on Highland Education Committee
Rev. David Kay SJ   

St. Lawrence's, 21 Castle Street, Dingwall IV15 9HU
tel: 01349 863143


Representative on Argyll & Bute Education Committee
Rev. David Connor
St. Margaret's, ArgyllStreet, Lochgilphead PA31 8NE

tel: 01546 602380


Representative on Western Isles Education Committee
Appointment pending


Diocesan Representative on Catholic Education Commission

Miss Violet Smith


Religious Education Adviser and Director of Religious Education
Rev. William Maclean
St Mary's,
Viewfield Square,
Portree,
Isle of Skye.
IV51 9HB.

tel: 01478 611227

Website Editor:
Sr. Mary Jo McCallum SND BD Dip.RE
Diocesan Office
Bishop's House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB

tel: 01631 566336

editor@rcdai.org.uk

 
Directors of Vocations:
Rev. Michael Hutson
St. Andrew's
Columshill Street
Rothesay
PA200HX
tel: 01700 502047

Director, Ongoing Priestly Formation:

Very Rev. Donald J. Canon MacKay
St. Peter's, Daliburgh, Lochboisdale, South Uist HS8 5SS

Phone: 01878 700305


Vicar-Episcopal for Christian Formation:
Rt. Rev. Mgr. James L. Canon MacNeil VG
St. Columba's Cathedral
Oban
PA34 5AB

tel: 01631 562123



Vicar-Episcopal for Liturgy:
Rev. Michael Hutson
St. Andrew's
Columshill Street
Rothesay
PA200HX
tel: 01700 502047


Diocesan Director for Pontifical Mission Aid Societies:

Rev. David Connor
St. Margaret's, ArgyllStreet, Lochgilphead PA31 8NE

tel: 01546 602380

Diocesan Youth Officer

Denise Roberts

Diocesan Youth Office
Craig Lodge
Dalmally
Argyll
PA33 1AR

tel:01631 574072

argyllyouth@craiglodge.org

Vicar-Episcopal for Youth:
Rev. John P. Mackinnon
Star of the Sea, Castlebay, Barra

tel: 01871 810267

Justice & Peace
Marian Pallister

tel: 01546 603626

mob:07768 731145
marian.pallister@zen.co.uk


Diocesan Safeguarding Co-ordinator:
Ms. Kathleen McMahon
c/o Diocesan Office
Bishop's House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB

tel: 01631 567436


National Co-ordinator:

Mrs Tina Campbell
tel/fax Information Line
0141 572 0253/0141 353 1177


Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Group:
Mgr. James L. MacNeil
Fr. Andrew Barrett
Ms. Kathleen McMahon
Mrs. Anne Marie Campbell
Mrs. Elizabeth Treasurer 
Mrs. Catriona Kearney
Mrs. Janie Milne


Bishop's Representative, Diocesan Risk Assessment for Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults:
Rev. Andrew Barratt
St. Mary's,
Arisaig
PH39 4NH

tel: 01687 450223


Diocesan Co-ordinator for Scottish Tribunal:
Rev. Andrew Barratt S.T.B.
St. Mary's
Arisaig
PH39 4NH

tel/fax: 01687 450223


Diocesan Adviser on Canonical Matters

Rev Ross Crichton, St. Mary's, Benbecula


CATHEDRAL CHAPTER
restored 20th August 1907

Provost:  Very Rev. William Fraser

Canons: 

Very Rev. Angus John MacQueen

Very Rev. Donald J. MacKay

Rt. Rev. Mgr. Thomas Canon Wynne

Rt. Rev. Mgr. James L. Canon MacNeil VG

Rt. Rev. Mgr.Donald W. MacKinnon

Honorary Canons:

Canon John Angus MacDonald

Canon Iain MacMaster



     

     




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