Diocesan Curia

Diocesan Curia

Introduction
“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)

Bishop of Argyll and the Isles
Rt. Rev. Brian McGee, 11th Bishop of Argyll & the Isles
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB
Tel: 01631 567436 (office hours)
01631  562692 (evenings)
Email.bishop@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
OBAN
PA34 5AB
Tel: 01631 567436
Email.diocesansecretary@rcdai.org.uk

Vicar General
Rev. Roddy Johnston
St Mun’s, Brecklet,
Ballachulish. PH49 4JG.
Phone: 01855 811203
Email.vicargeneral@rcdai.org.uk

Chancellor
Rev. Michael Hutson
St. Andrew’s
Columshill Street
Rothesay
PA20 0HX
Tel: 01700 502047
Email.chancellor@rcdai.org.uk

Treasurer
Mr. Duncan MacLeod
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB
Tel:01631 567436
Email.treasurer@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Finance Officer
Mr. David MacEachen
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
OBAN
PA34 5AB
Tel: 01631 567436
Email.financeofficer@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Secretary
Mrs Ita Dunsmuir
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
OBAN
PA34 5AB
Tel: 01631 567436
Email: diocesansecretary@rcdai.org.uk

Notary
Rev. 
St Mun’s
Brecklet
Ballachulish
PH49 4JG
Tel:01855 811203

Data Protection Officer
Rev. Michael Hutson (Chancellor)
St. Andrew’s
Columshill Street
Rothesay
PA20 0HX
Tel: 01700 502047
Email.chancellor@rcdai.org.uk

College of Consultors
Rev. Roddy Johnston, Vicar-General
Rev. Michael Hutson, Chancellor
Rt. Rev. Mgr. James L. MacNeil
Rev. Roddy McAuley
Rev. Anthony Wood
Rev. Ross Crichton

Council of Priests
Rev. Roddy Johnston
Rev. Michael Hutson
Mgr. James MacNeil
Rev. David Connor
Rev. Anthony Wood
Rev. Ross Crichton
Rev. Michael MacDonald
Rev. John Paul MacKinnon

Finance Board
Rt. Rev.Brian McGee, Bishop of Argyll and the Isles  Chairman
Rev. Roddy Johnston 
Rev. Michael Hutson  Chancellor
Mr. Duncan MacLeod
Mrs Rosemary MacPhee (Legal Representative)
Mr Laurence Young(Business Representative)
Mrs Denise MacLean(Business Representative)

Fabric and Planning Committee
Rev. David Connor Secretary
Rev. Martin Matheson
Mr Hamish Hoey

Representative on Catholic Education Commission
Miss Violet Smith
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB
Tel: 01631 567436
Email:diocesansecretary@rcdai.org.uk

Representative on Highland Education Committee
Miss Marvia McCulloch

92 Cradleshall Park
Inverness
IV2 5DB
Email.diocesansecretary@rcdai.org.uk

Representative on Argyll and Bute Education Committee
Mrs. Margaret Anderson

Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB
Tel:01631 567436
Email:diocesansecretary@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Co-ordinator for Scottish Tribunal
Rev. 
St. Mary’s
Arisaig
PH39 4NH
Tel:/fax: 01687 450223

Representative on Western Isles Education Committee
Rev Michael J. MacDonald
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB
Tel: 01631 567436
Fax: 01631 564986
Email.:diocesansecretary@rcdai.org.uk

Director of Religious Education
Rev. William Maclean
Our Holy Redeemer’s,
71 Kenneth Street,
Stornoway. HS1 2DS.
Phone: 01851 702070

Directors of Vocations
Rev. John Paul MacKinnon
Star of the Sea
Castlebay
Barra
HS9 5XD
Tel: 01871 810267
Email: castlebay@rcdai.org.uk

Vicar-Episcopal for Christian Formation
Rt. Rev. Mgr. James L. MacNeil
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

Vicar-Episcopal for Youth
Rev. John Paul. Mackinnon
Star of the Sea
Castlebay
Barra
HS9 5XD
Tel: 01871 810267
Email: castlebay@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Youth Office
Rev. John P. Mackinnon
Star of the Sea
Castlebay
Barra
HS9 5XD
Tel: 01871 810267

Justice and Peace Co-ordinator
Marian Pallister
Tel: 01546 603626
Mob:07768 731145
Email.marian.pallister@zen.co.uk

Website and Social Media Editor
Mr.Philip Bua

St. Peter’s, Daliburgh
South Uist
Mob:07706552786
Email.editor@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
Dr Tony Livesey

Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB 
Tel: 07938235133
Email:Safeguardingadvisor@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Group
Bishop Brian McGee
Rev. Roddy Johnston
Rev. David Connor
Deacon Thomas Wynne
Sr Ann Leesue
Tony Livesey
Ruth Black
Kenneth Black
Claire Wynne
Ita Dunsmuir

National Safeguarding Co-ordinator
Mrs. Tina Campbell
Scottish Catholic Safeguarding Service
274 Bath Street
Glasgow
G2 4JR
Tel: 0141 332 7177
Information Line Tel/Fax: 0141 353 1177 / 0141 572 0253

Bishop’s Representative, Diocesan Risk Assessment for Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults
Fr. Roddy Johnston V.G
Our Holy Redeemer’s
71 Kenneth Street
Stornoway
HS1 2DS
Tel:01851702070
Email.vicargeneral@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Director, Pontifical Mission Aid Societies
Rev. David Connor
St Mary’s, Belford Road,
Fort William. PH33 6BT.
Phone: 01397 702174
Fax: 01397 706046
Email: fortwilliam@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Adviser on Canonical Matters
Rev. Ross Crichton
St. Michael’s
Eriskay
HS8 5JJ
Tel: 01878 720201

Cathedral Chapter
Restored 20th August 1907

Provost:  Very Rev. William Fraser
Canons:
Very Rev. Angus John MacQueen
Rt. Rev. Mgr. Thomas Canon Wynne
Rt. Rev. Mgr. James L. Canon MacNeil
Rt. Rev. Mgr.Donald W. MacKinnon

Honorary Canons:
Canon John Angus MacDonald
Canon Iain MacMasterD