Kildare and Newbridge Group welcome new Dean and Rector

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The parishioners of Newbridge Union and Kildare Parish group have welcomed their new rector. Rev Isobel Jackson. She was instituted by Bishop Pat Storey on the evening of 22 June, in St Brigid’s Cathedral, Kildare. During the Service she was also installed as Dean of Kildare, by Dean Paul Bogle..

The preacher at the service was Dean Cliff Jeffers. He is the Dean of the Cathedral Church of Saint Fachtna, Rosscarbery.

Dean Jackson was joined by her husband Norman, along with family and friends. Clergy from across the diocese, former colleagues, local political representatives, senior Garda and army officers from The Curragh joined the parishioners of the parish group. At the close of the Service speeches were made to welcome sobel and Norman, as they begin their new life in the Group of parishes and the dioceses. 

After the Service a reception was held in the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge.