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Installation of Archbishop Kieran in Thurles

Take_Posession On Sunday last Archbishop Kieran was installed as Archbishop of Cashel and Emly in the Cathedral of the Assumption in Thurles.

Before the ceremony, Archbishop O’Reilly was welcomed by by Monsignor Christy O’Dwyer, Dean of the Diocesan Chapter and twelve men and womenBull representing the Deaneries of the Diocese.  This welcome took place in the Cathedral courtyard in Thurles. 

The Apostolic Mandate (Papal Bull of Appointment) from His Holiness, Pope Francis, was read by Archbishop Charles J Brown, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland.  Archbishop O’Reilly then took possession of the Chair (or Cathedra) in the Cathedral.  

You can read the homily notes of Archbishop Kieran by clicking on the link below and view a selection of photographs from the event by logging on to our facebook page.

Homily Notes of Archbishop Kieran at Mass of Installation

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