Monsignor Michael Crotty will be ordained to the Episcopate in St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, on Saturday, 15th August 2020 at 2.30p.m. His ordination was postponed in March in Rome due to Covid-19. He is a native of Mitchelstown and Cloyne Diocese. After Ordination the new Archbishop will take up duty as Apostolic Nuncio to Burkina Faso and to Niger.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions the numbers will be limited to invitations. The ceremony will be livestreamed at www.cobhcathedralparish.ie His Excellency Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, The Holy See’s Secretary for Relations with States will be the Principal Celebrant.
Pray God’s blessing and protection on Monsignor Crotty as he takes up his new post.