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Diocese of

Argyll and The Isles

Scotland Scotland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 31,081 kmΒ²

Population: 11,070 Catholics (14.3% of 77,360 total) (2018)

Statistics: 26 parishes, 25 priests (diocesan), 2 deacons, 3 lay religious (3 sisters), 2 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Saint Andrews and Edinburgh

Neighbouring Dioceses: Aberdeen (β†—), Dunkeld (β†’), Glasgow (β†˜)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Columbkill (June 9)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 8

Liturgical Calendar πŸ“…

Address: Bihsop's House, Corran Esplanade, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5AB, Scotland

Phone: (01631)567.436

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

All Churches (42)

Aberdeen (β†—), Dunkeld (β†’), Glasgow (β†˜)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.12.28 – ...):Bishop Brian McGee (55)Bishop Brian McGee (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Argyll and The Isles (Roman Rite)

Bishop Brian McGee (55)Bishop Brian McGee (55)Permalink
(2015.12.28 – ...)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland)

Born:1965.10.08 (Greenock, Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1989.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2016.02.18

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (2015.12.28 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Anthony Toal (64)Bishop Joseph Anthony Toal (64)Permalink
(2008.10.16 – 2014.04.29)

Bishop of Motherwell (Scotland)

Walk humbly with your God

Born:1956.10.13 (Roy Bridge, Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2008.12.08

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (2008.10.16 – 2014.04.29)

Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of Scotland (2012.11.05 – 2018.11.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Motherwell (Scotland) (2013.05.31 – 2014.04.29)

Bishop of Motherwell (Scotland) (2014.04.29 – ...)

Bishop Ian MurrayPermalink
(1999.11.03 – 2008.10.16)

Obedience gives strength

Born:1932.12.15 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1956.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1999.12.07
Died:2016.01.22 († 83)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1999.11.03 – 2008.10.16)

Bishop Roderick Wright (later Fr.)Permalink
(1990.12.11 – 1996.09.19)

Born:1940.06.28 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.01.15
Died:2005.05.23 († 64)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1990.12.11 – 1996.09.19)

Resigned episcopacy (1996.09.19 – 2005.05.23)

Bishop Colin Aloysius MacPhersonPermalink
(1968.12.02 – 1990.03.24)

Born:1917.08.05 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1940.03.23
Consecrated Bishop:1969.02.06
Died:1990.03.24 († 72)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1968.12.02 – 1990.03.24)

Bishop Stephen McGill, P.S.S.Permalink
(1960.04.04 – 1968.07.25)

Per tuas semitas

Born:1912.01.04 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1960.06.22
Died:2005.11.09 († 93)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1960.04.04 – 1968.07.25)

Bishop of Paisley (Scotland) (1968.07.25 – 1988.03.08)

Bishop Kenneth GrantPermalink
(1945.12.15 – 1959.09.07)

Born:1900.03.18 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1927.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1946.02.27
Died:1959.09.07 († 59)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1945.12.15 – 1959.09.07)

Bishop Donald Alphonsus Campbell (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1939.10.05 – 1945.01.06)

In timore Deo deservire

Born:1894.12.08 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1920.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1939.12.14
Died:1963.07.22 († 68)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1939.10.05 – 1945.01.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1945.01.06 – 1963.07.22)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Scotland (1959 – 1963)

Bishop Donald MartinPermalink
(1919.04.02 – 1938.12.06)

Born:1873.10.06 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1905.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1919.06.11
Died:1938.12.06 († 65)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1919.04.02 – 1938.12.06)

Bishop George John SmithPermalink
(1892.12.31 – 1918.01.18)

Born:1840.01.24 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1864.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1893.04.25
Died:1918.01.18 († 77)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1892.12.31 – 1918.01.18)

Bishop Angus MacDonald (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1878.03.22 – 1892.07.15)

Born:1844.09.18 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1872.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1878.05.23
Died:1900.04.29 († 55)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1878.03.22 – 1892.07.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh (Scotland) (1892.07.15 – 1900.04.29)

Bishops of Argyll (Roman Rite)

Bishop James HamiltonPermalink
(1553.07.14 – 1560.08 deposed)

Died:1580.01

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1553.07.14 – 1560.08 deposed)

Bishop William CunninghamPermalink
(1539.05.07 – 1553)

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1539.05.07 – 1553)

Bishop Robert MontgomeryPermalink
(1525.07.28 – 1538?)

Died:1538?

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1525.07.28 – 1538?)

Bishop David HamiltonPermalink
(1497.04.03 – 1523?)

Died:1523?

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1497.04.03 – 1523?)

Bishop Robert ColquhounPermalink
(1475.04.24 – 1496.02.13)

Died:1496.02.13

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1475.04.24 – 1496.02.13)

Bishop George LauderPermalink
(1427 – 1462?)

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1427 – 1462?)

Bishop Fionnlagh of Albany, O.P.Permalink
(1420.01.31 – 1426)

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1420.01.31 – 1426)

Bishop Beoan MacGilleandraisPermalink
(1397.09.17 – 1411?)

Died:1411?

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1397.09.17 – 1411?)

Bishop Iain MacDhΓΉghaillPermalink
(1387.04.26 – 1390?)

Died:1390?

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1387.04.26 – 1390?)

Bishop de Ergadia Martin, O.P.Permalink
(1344.12.20 – 1386)

Died:1386

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1344.12.20 – 1386)

Fr. de Ergadia AonghasPermalink
(1342 – 1342)

Died:1342

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1342 – 1342)

Bishop Andrew, O.P.Permalink
(1300.12.18 – 1342?)

Died:1342?

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1300.12.18 – 1342?)

Bishop Laurence de Ergadia, O.P.Permalink
(1263.03.31 – 1299)

Died:1299

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1263.03.31 – 1299)

Bishop AlanPermalink
(1250? – 1262)

Died:1262

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1250? – 1262)

Bishop WilliamPermalink
(1239.02.16 – 1241)

Died:1241

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1239.02.16 – 1241)

Bishop HaraldPermalink
(1228 – 1232?)

Bishop of Argyll (Scotland) (1228 – 1232?)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.09.23

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