Reverend Father Kevin A. Dow, was appointed Parish Priest of the newly formed Parish of the Most Holy Trinity having previously served as Parish Priest of St Peter in Chains, Inverkeithing and Ss John & Columba’s, Rosyth since September 2015 and Our Lady of Lourdes, Dunfermline since September 2018.
Prior to his return to Fife, Fr Kevin served in Stirlingshire, West Lothian, Mid Lothian and the City of Edinburgh.
Ordained Deacon in June 2002 and Priest in 2003, he studied for the Priesthood at Scotus College, the National Seminary in Scotland for 6 years and graduated from the Pontifical University of Maynooth, Ireland with a Diploma in Philosophy and the Arts (with Distinction) and also a Bachelor Degree in Sacred Theology.
Prior to seminary, Fr Kevin was (and still is) a qualified Funeral Director, holding the Diploma in Funeral Directing and is a member of the British Institute of Funeral Directors.
As well as his parish responsibilities, Fr Kevin is also a member of the Royal Army Chaplains Department and serves as senior chaplain to the Black Watch Battalion ACF and is also the Catholic Officiating Chaplain to the military with X51 Brigade- The Army in Scotland. He is also the Catholic OCM to MOD Caledonia (Royal Navy).
Priest in Residence
Since September 2019, the Reverend Father Nicholas C Hodgson came to reside in the Presbytery of Our Lady of Lourdes and assist in our parish. Fr Nicholas was ordained in 1990 after his studies in Rome and has served in parishes across the Archdiocese, especially in West Lothian, Fife and the City of Edinburgh.
Fr Nicholas is a Canon Lawyer, who has previously served as Chancellor of the Archdiocese, and is currently a member of the Scottish Marriage Tribunal in Glasgow.
Reverend Patrick Carrigan, was ordained a Permanent Deacon of the archdiocese in September 2017.
He was initially appointed to provide pastoral assistance across the deanery of Fife, but with the creation of our new parish, was appointed Pastoral Assistant to Fr Kevin.
Having previously served in the local Constabulary for twenty-eight years, Deacon Pat offered himself for service in the Church and studied through the Maryvale Institute. He is currently finishing off his theological Degree.
Deacon Pat is married and has three grown up children.
Deacon Pat’s email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Mary Irvine was secretary in Our Lady of Lourdes from well before the creation of the Most Holy Trinity Parish and is therefore well placed to continue her role in the life of the new parish.
The Parish Office is located in the old presbytery of Our Lady of Lourdes, 67 Aberdour Road, Dunfermline. KY11 4QZ Tel: 01383 722202
The Office is open Mon, Wed, Fri 0930-1230 for general enquires, hall bookings at Our Lady of Lourdes, and arranging appointments etc.