“The diocesan curia consists of those institutions and persons which furnish assistance to the bishop in the governance of the entire diocese, especially in directing pastoral activity, in providing for the administration of the diocese and in exercising judicial power.”(The Code of Canon Law, canon 469)

Bishop of Argyll and the Isles
Rt. Rev. Brian McGee, 11th Bishop of Argyll & the Isles

Bishop’s House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB
01631 563516
Or alternatively
01631 562692
bishop@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
OBAN
PA34 5AB
01631 561683
officeadmin@rcdai.org.uk 

Vicar General
Canon  Roddy Johnston
St Mun’s, Brecklet,
Ballachulish. 
PH49 4JG.
01855 811203
vicargeneral@rcdai.org.uk

Chancellor
Canon Michael Hutson
St Mary’s, Griminish,
Isle of Benbecula.
HS7 5QA.
01870 602221
chancellor@rcdai.org.uk

Finance Manager 
Mrs Jake McInnes 
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB
01631 561683
financemanager@rcdai.org.uk 

Office Administrator
Miss Katie Dunn
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
OBAN
PA34 5AB
01631 561683
officeadmin@rcdai.org.uk 

Data Protection Officer
Canon William Maclean
Our Holy Redeemer’s,
71 Kenneth Street,
Stornoway. HS1 2DS.
01851 702070

College of Consultors
Canon Roddy Johnston, Vicar-General
Canon Michael Hutson, Chancellor
Mgr. James L. MacNeil
Rev. Roddy McAuley
Rev.  Michael MacDonald 
Rev. Ross Crichton

Council of Priests
Canon Roddy Johnston
Canon Michael Hutson
Mgr. James MacNeil
Rev. David Connor
Rev. Ross Crichton
Rev. Michael MacDonald
Canon John Paul MacKinnon

Finance Board
Bishop Brian McGee (Chair)
Canon Roddy Johnston (Vicar General)  
Canon Michael Hutson  (Chancellor)
Canon William Maclean (Clergy Representative) 
Mrs Jake McInnes (Finance Manager)
Mrs Rosemary MacPhee (Legal Representative)
Mrs Denise MacLean (Business Representative)
 

Fabric and Planning Committee
Rev. Martin Matheson

Representative on Catholic Education Commission
Miss Violet Smith
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade, Oban
PA34 5AB
01631 561683
officeadmin@rcdai.org.uk 

Representative on Highland Education Committee
Miss Marvia McCulloch
92 Cradleshall Park
Inverness
IV2 5DB
officeadmin@rcdai.org.uk

Representative on Argyll and Bute Education Committee
Mrs. Margaret Anderson
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade,  Oban
PA34 5AB
01631 561683
officeadmin@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Co-ordinator for Scottish Tribunal
Canon Michael Hutson

St Mary’s, Griminish,
Isle of Benbecula.
HS7 5QA.
01870 602221
chancellor@rcdai.org.uk

 

Representative on Western Isles Education Committee
Rev Michael J. MacDonald
St Michael’s RC Church
Ardkenneth
South Uist
HS8 5RD
01870
ardkenneth@rcdai.org.uk

Director of Religious Education

Fr. Ronald Campbell
St Mary’s,
Viewfield Square,
Portree, Isle of Skye.
IV51 9HB.
 01478 613227
 portree@rcdai.org.uk

Directors of Vocations
Canon John Paul MacKinnon
Star of the Sea
Castlebay
Barra
HS9 5XD
01871 810267
castlebay@rcdai.org.uk

Vicar-Episcopal for Christian Formation
Mgr. James L. MacNeil
St. Columba’s Cathedral
Oban
PA34 5AB
01631 562123

Vicar-Episcopal for Liturgy
Canon Michael Hutson
St Mary’s, Griminish,
Isle of Benbecula.
HS7 5QA.
01870 602221

Vicar-Episcopal for Youth
Canon John Paul MacKinnon
Star of the Sea
Castlebay
Barra
HS9 5XD
01871 810267
castlebay@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Youth Office
Rev. David Connor
St Mary’s, Belford Road,
Fort William. PH33 6BT.
01397 702174
01397 706046
fortwilliam@rcdai.org.uk

Justice and Peace Co-ordinator
Marian Pallister
Tel: 01546 603626
Mob:07768 731145
marian.pallister@zen.co.uk

Website and Social Media Editor
Rev. Philip Bua
St. Peter’s, Daliburgh
South Uist
07706552786
editor@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor
Liz Chaplin
Diocesan Office
Bishop’s House
Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB 
07938235133
Safeguardingadvisor@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Safeguarding Advisory Group
Bishop Brian McGee
Claire Wynne 
Kenneth Black 
Marybell MacIntyre
Rev. Roddy Johnston 
Deacon Tony Livesey
Liz Chaplin 
Rev. David Connor
Deacon Thomas Wynne
Katie Dunn

National Safeguarding Co-ordinator
Appointment pending 
Scottish Catholic Safeguarding Service
64 Aitken Street
AIRDRIE
ML6 6LT
0141 332 7177

Bishop’s Representative, Diocesan Risk Assessment for Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults
Canon Roddy Johnston V.G
St Mun’s, Brecklet,
Ballachulish. 
PH49 4JG.
01855 811203
vicargeneral@rcdai.org.uk

Diocesan Director, Pontifical Mission Aid Societies
Appointment pending

Diocesan Adviser on Canonical Matters
Rev. Ross Crichton
St. Michael’s
Eriskay
HS8 5JJ
 01878 720201

Diocesan Health & Safety 
Representative
Canon Roddy Johnston (Vicar General)
St Mun’s, Brecklet,
Ballachulish,
PH49 4JG.
01855 811203
vicargeneral@rcdai.org.uk

Cathedral Chapter
Restored 20th August 1907

Canons:
Mgr. James L. Canon MacNeil
Canon Roddy Johnston 
Canon Michael Hutson 
Canon John Paul MacKinnon 
Canon William Maclean

Canons Emeriti:
Canon Iain MacMaster
Canon William Provost Fraser
Mgr. Donald W. Canon MacKinnon