Peter Rutherford

Current parish and responsibilities:

Rector of the Kinsale Union of Parishes since 2015.

Wider Church:

Secular Oblate OSB, Holy Cross Monastery, Rostrevor

Contact details:

Telephone: (021) 477 2220
Email: click here


Ordained Deacon in Down Cathedral, on 24th June, 1983.
Ordained Priest in the Church of St Patrick, Ballymaccarett, Belfast on 24th June, 1984.

Education / Qualifications:

St Andrew’s University, M. Theol (Hons)
Ulster University, M.A.
Trinity College, Dublin Dip. Th.

Previous ministry:

Curate, Stormont (St Molua), Diocese of Down, 1983–85
Chaplain HM Forces 1985-2001
Assist Chapl Gen HM Forces 2001-02
Priest-in-charge Varese, within Chaplaincy of Milan, Genoa and Varese, Diocese of Gibralter in Europe 2003-2004
Officiating Chaplain HM Forces 2003-2004
Castlepollard and Oldcastle, Diocese of Meath and Kildare, 2004-10
Julianstown, Diocese of Meath and Kildare, 2010-15.