Fr Roddy Mcauley

Fr. Roddy arrived in the parish on 12 th August, 2019. He attended

Drygrange and Gillies College seminaries and was ordained priest in

1988. He has served in a number of parishes throughout the Diocese

in his thirty-one years of priesthood: South Uist, Eriskay, Oban,

Campbeltown, Benbecula, Caol and Glenfinnan. He has Barra and

Coatbridge roots and lived in Durban, South Africa for twelve years,

His parents, Charlie and Cathy, live in Oban. He has four sisters and a

brother, His hobbies include: fishing, golf, bagpipes and running. His

aim would be to encourage every person to use his/her gifts and

talents in service of God and neighbour. Every person can contribute

something. In the words of Mother Theresa, “You can do what I

cannot do. I can do what you cannot do, but together we can do

something beautiful for God”.