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For Province P0060 - Province of Dorset.


Oct. 2017

Past Provincial Grand Chaplain takes on a new role

Revd Paul Thompson, our much loved and highly respected Past Provincial Grand Chaplain has been appointed as the new Rector of Grouped Parishes of Derryvullen North and Castle Archdale in County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland.

The institution by the Bishop of Clogher, the Right Rev. John McDowell, took place on Friday, 15th September 2017 in Derryvullen North Parish Church, Irvinestown.

Revd Thompson, a native of Dungannon, grew up in Co Armagh and studied Hebrew, Biblical and Theological Studies at Trinity College Dublin before attending the Church of Ireland Theological College.

Following his ordination, he served first in the Diocese of Down and Dromore and then in the Diocese of Connor for almost 11 years before joining HM Prison Service in England where he has served as a Senior Chaplain for the past 17 years.

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