Bishops’ Conference of Scotland
Commission for the Permanent Diaconate

Rt. Rev. John Keenan
Bishop Of Paisley,
Diocesan Offices, Cathedral Precinct, Incle St, Paisley, PA1 1HR

Office Bearers

National Director
Deacon Graham Kelly,
St Ninians, 18 Royal Street, Gourock, PA19 1PW

Propaeduetic Period Coordinator
Deacon Jim Aitken,
St. Francis Xavier, Taylor Avenue, Carfin, ML1 5AJ

Asst. Propaeduetic Period Coordinator
Deacon Gordon Graham,
Our Lady Star of the Sea, 9 Law Rd, North Berwick, EH39 4PN

Director of Initial Formation
Deacon Tony Schmitz
77 University Road, Aberdeen AB24 3DR

Asst. Director of Initial Formation
Deacon Martin Doherty
St Mirin’s Cathedral, Paisley

Director of Ongoing Formation
Father John Eagers
St. James’, Inchinnan Road, Renfrew PA4 8NG

Asst. Directors of Ongoing Formation
Deacon Patrick Darbyshire
Deacon Graham Kelly

National Promoter of Diaconal Vocations
Father Jim Walls
St. Pius X, Balerno Street, Dundee DD4 8NP
Diocesan Directors and Assistant Directors for the Permanent Diaconate
Archdiocese of Glasgow
Father Paul Murray
196 Clyde Street, Glasgow, G1 4JY

Deacon Jim Kernaghan

Deacon John Fletcher

Archdiocese of St. Andrews & Edinburgh
Father Paul Kelly
St. Joseph's, 30 Broomhill Road, Bonnybridge, FK4 2AN

Father John McInnes
Sacred Heart, 56 John Street, Penicuick, EH26 8NE
Diocese of Aberdeen
Father Domenico Zanre
St Columba’s RC Church, Tower Road, Culloden IV2 7PW

Diocese of Argyll & the Isles
Mgr. Donald MacKinnon
St. Mary's, Belford Road, Fort William, PH33 6BT
Diocese of Dunkeld
Deacon Charles Hendry
SS Peter & Paul, 29 Byron Street, Dundee, DD3 6QN
Diocese of Motherwell
Father James Grant
Holy Family, 57 Hope Street, Mossend, Bellshill ML4 1QA

Deacon Jim Aitken
St. Francis Xavier, Taylor Avenue, Carfin, Motherwell, ML1 5AJ
Diocese of Paisley
Deacon Martin Doherty
St Mirin’s Cathedral, Paisley

Deacon Denis Murphy
St Margaret’s, 489 Graham St, Johnstone, PA5 8RA

Diocese of Galloway
Father Stephen Latham
St Joseph’s, Hill Street. Kilmarnock KA3 1HA