Bailieborough Parish Priest ‘honoured’ to be appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh

Father Michael Router, Parish Priest of Kilann says he’s honoured to be appointed as Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh.

He’s been based in Bailieborough since 2014, after having also served in Saint Patrick’s College in Cavan, Bailieborough Community School and the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre. Archbishop of Armagh Eamon Martin and Kilmore Diocesan Administrator Monsignor Liam Kelly have both welcomed the appointment and wished him well in the role.

Auxiliary Bishop-Elect Router told Northern Sound News of his shock at being asked to take up the role and explained to on The Wider View what his new responsibilities will be;