The Reverend Peter Rutherford Instituted as Rector of Kinsale, County Cork

On Wednesday, 11th November – the Feast of St Martin of Tours – the Reverend Peter Rutherford was instituted as Rector of the Kinsale Union of Parishes in the Diocese of Cork.  The Service was held in the ancient Church of St Multose, Kinsale which was built in 1190.  The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, presided and welcomed a large congregation of parishioners, people from the local community, public and eceumnical representatives, as well as parishioners who had travelled from Meath and Kildare.  The preacher was the Reverend Alastair Graham, Rector of Mullingar.


At the Institution in St Multose Church, Kinsale were (l-r) the Reverend Alastair Graham (Rector of Mullingar), Dr Janet Rutherford, the Reverend David Compton (Deacon), the Reverend Peter Rutherford (new Rector of Kinsale), the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton (Bishop of Cork), the Reverend Elaine Murray (Bishop’s Chaplain), and the Venerable Adrian Wilkinson (Archdeacon of Cork).


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