Friday, June 8, 2012

Irish Dominican friars elect new provincial





The brethren at the provincial chapter of the Irish Province of the Order of Friars Preachers (Dominicans) have elected fr Gregory Carroll OP as provincial.

A native of Naas, County Kildare, fr Gregory entered the Dominican novitiate in Cork in 1966 and made first profession the following year. He was ordained priest in 1973.

Since ordination, Fr Gregory has ministered in Ireland and Trinidad and Tobago and has served as prior, superior, parish priest, novice master, student master, director of vocations and provincial bursar.

Fr Gregory's term of office is four years.

Irish Dominican Vocations congratulates fr Gregory on his election and asks that you pray for him as he takes up this important task for the Irish Dominicans.
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