Schools interview with Fr Kevin Doran, Bishop Elect of Elphin

In this interview, recorded in St Mary’s NS, Donnybrook, Fr Kevin Doran answers questions about becoming the new Bishop of Elphin.

Fr Kevin will be ordained Bishop of Elphin on 13th July 2014.

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Biography

Kevin P Doran was born on 26 June 1953 to parents Joseph Doran and Marie Brady (both died in 2002).  He has two siblings Colette and Patricia.

Father Doran is a priest of the Archdiocese of Dublin.  He began his seminary formation from 1970 – 1974 in Holy Cross Seminary, Dublin, and from 1974 – 1977 in the Pontifical Irish College, Rome.

Father Doran was ordained a priest on 6 July 1977 by Bishop Patrick Dunne, in Our Lady of Victories Church, Sallynoggin, Dublin.

Current position – Administrator, Sacred Heart Parish, Donnybrook

About The Author
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Elphin diocese has a population in excess of 70,000, of whom 68,000 are Roman Catholic. Its thirty-seven parishes divide into six deaneries – Sligo, Boyle, Strokestown, Castlerea, Roscommon and Athlone
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