consultative bodies

Supporting the Bishop and the work of the diocese
Priest Vicariate

cathedral chapter

erected 24th June 1852

The Cathedral Chapter forms part of the Priest Vicariate

The story of the first Canons can be read here 

Provost: Rev Canon Seán Healy

Canons: Revv John Koenig (Canon Penitentiary); Bosco Clarke; Kevin O’Driscoll (Canon Theologian); John Udris; Bennie Noonan (Secretary); Seamus Keenan; Mark Floody; Michael Harrison; Brendan Killeen; John Beirne; Tony Brennan; Francis Higgins; John McArdle (Honorary) and Joe Walsh (Honorary)

college of consultors

The College of Consultors forms part of the Priest Vicariate

Rev Mgr Provost Seán Healy; Rev Mgr Kevin McGinnell; Rev Francis Higgins; Rev Canon Seamus Keenan; Rev Canon Dr Brendan Killeen; Rev Canon Kevin O’Driscoll

council of priests

The council of priests forms part of the Priest Vicariate

President: The Bishop of Northampton
Vicar General: Rev Canon Michael Harrison (Vicar General)
Chair: Rev Canon Tony Brennan
Members: Revv John Danford; Andrew Behrens; Canon Kevin O’Driscoll; Canon Dr Brendan Killeen; Canon Francis Higgins; Rev Mgr Provost Seán Healy;Rev Mgr Kevin McGinnell; Canon Bennie Noonan;  Canon Seamus Keenan; John Fleming; Michael Spain OCD; Wayne Coughlin; Pius Amoako; Benedetto D’Autilia; Joseph Udoh

council of deacons

The council of deacons forms part of the Priest Vicariate

Formation Team: Rev Canon Francis Higgins; Rev Dcn Mick O’Leary
Deacons – South: Brin Dunsire; John Sillitoe; Middle: Klaus Reidel; Tony Falcon; North: Peter Griffin; Peter Hurrell