Next Provincial Named.
Fr. Louis Lougen, the Superior General of the Oblates has appointed Fr. Oliver BARRY to be the next Provincial of the Anglo-Irish Province. Fr. Oliver will succeed Fr. Ray Warren as Provincial in June 2018. Fr. Oliver is currently director of the De Mazenod Retreat Centre in London. Here he has been developing a new mission whose aim is to be a focal point of Spirituality and Mission for those who live and work in the City of London and surrounding area.
Prior to this he has has worked in wide a variety of different ministries including as Director of the Oblate Retreat Centre in Crewe, the outreach mission on the Broadwater Farm Estate in London, Parish Priest in Darndale in Dublin. He has also worked in migrant ministry as well as in St. Anne’s parish in Birmingham and Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in West Kilburn, London.
We wish Fr. Oliver well in the months ahead as he prepares to take on his new mission of service to the Oblates and the Church.
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