Rev Trevor Holmes appointed as new hospital chaplain

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Archbishop Jackson has appointed the Rev Trevor Holmes as the new full–time Healthcare Chaplain for the dioceses with responsibility for Beaumont, Connolly and The Mater Hospitals, commencing in May 2021.

Trevor was ordained deacon in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin in 2013 and subsequently priested in 2015. He has served in a non–stipendiary capacity in a number of parishes in the Diocese of Meath & Kildare. He has been active in Church life since his teens and is currently a member of both Diocesan and General synods. 

He has spent the majority of his career in North American multinational corporations, including in a variety of senior leadership positions. He has also served in senior roles in public service and higher education for over a decade. He was appointed the Secretary General of the Irish Red Cross in early 2020 having previously held the position of Vice President for External Affairs in Dublin City University and prior to that a similar role in University College Cork.  As he prepares to take up his new position he looks forward to completing his remaining Clinical Pastoral Education over the coming months.

Trevor has been married to Anne for over thirty years and they have two adult sons, Lyndon and Elwin. In his leisure time, his hobbies include reading, travel (when it was allowed!!), theology, and current affairs.

Article courtesy of Lynn Glandville (DCO – Dublin and Glendalough)