Fr Paul Thomas SSC has been announced as the new Bishop of Oswestry. His consecration will take place on Candlemas (Thursday 2nd February 2023).
Fr Paul has recorded a video (here):
The letter from the Bishop-designate to the people of the See of Oswestry can be read here:
You can read The Prime Minister’s Appointments Office – here, the Statement from the Bishop of Lichfield – here, and the Statement from the Bishops of the Society – here.
Please pray for Fr Paul, and give thanks to God for the appointment of our new bishop.