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The Installation of Bishop Patrick O'Regan as the ninth Archbishop of Adelaide
Bishop Patrick O’Regan will be installed as the ninth Archbishop of Adelaide on the solemnity of Our Lady Help of Christians, Monday May 25, at 11:00am (AEST) in St Francis Xavier’s Cathedral Mass.
Bishop O'Regan leaves the Diocese of Sale, Victoria to take on the role of Archbishop in Adelaide, and succeeds Archbishop Philip Wilson who resigned from the position in July 2018.
“They have also no doubt been looking forward to the Pope’s announcement of a new Archbishop. I pray that I will be the pastor that the Church in Adelaide needs at this time,” said Bishop O'Regan.
He was appointed Bishop of Sale in December 2014, with his episcopal consecration in February 2015. He holds a licentiate in sacred liturgy and sacramental theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris and is a member of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy.