Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Joseph Toal

Ordination of Bishop Joseph Toal

The new Bishop of Argyll and the Isles was ordained in St. Columba's Cathedral, Oban on Monday, 8 December 2008, Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception.


Right Reverend Joseph Anthony Toal

Bishop of Argyll & the Isles

Ordained 8 December 2008

Photo: Anthony MacMillan

Blessing Ceremony

Today at the end of Mass in St. Columba's Cathedral, the mitre, crozier, ring and pectoral cross of our new Bishop were blessed in preparation for tomorrow's Ordination.

Prayer for our Bishop-Elect

Parishioners of Morar and Mallaig have been saying a special prayer for Mgr. Joseph Toal as he prepares for his Episcopal Ordination.

New Bishop for Argyll & the Isles

At 12 noon in Rome today, 16 October (11am GMT) Pope Benedict XVI announced that he has appointed Monsignor Joseph Toal as the new Bishop of the Diocese of Argyll and The Isles.
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