Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan

@ Bishop of Waterford and Lismore

Bishop Cullinan studied at Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth from 1989-1995 where he completed an STL (Licentiate in Theology).  He was ordained by Bishop Jeremiah Newman in 1994 in Saint John’s Cathedral, Limerick, and appointed Curate in Saint Munchin’s Parish Limerick city 1995-1996.  Bishop Cullinan’s next appointment was as chaplain to the Regional Hospital in Limerick from 1996 until 2001.  He studied for his doctorate in moral theology in the Alfonsianum in Rome 2001-2004 and was appointed chaplain to the Limerick Institute of Technology 2004-2011.   He was appointed Parish Priest of Rathkeale , County Limerick in 2011. He was ordained Bishop of Waterford & Lismore on Sunday 12th April 2015.