Two former Anglicans have been ordained as Catholic priests to serve the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham in Scotland, doubling the number of Ordinariate priests in Scotland.
Father Simon Beveridge who lives near Whithorn in Dumfries and Galloway was ordained a priest in Whithorn in Galloway by Bishop William Nolan on Thursday 14th December. Before being received into the Catholic Church Fr Simon served as a Vicar in the Church of England from 1987 before becoming a Royal Navy Chaplain in 1993 serving with the Commando Royal Marines and latterly as Regional Navy Chaplain (North), based at Faslane on the Clyde.
There is one ‘secret occupation’ that Deacon Beveridge is very proud of. He was an amateur jockey!
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