Most Reverend Leonard Boyle

Most Reverend
Leonard Boyle

Emeritus Bishop of Dunedin


Email: lboyle@es.co.nz

Post:
Private Bag 1941
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

 

Biography

  • Born at Nightcaps, Southland on 30 November 1930
  • Educated at Sister of Mercy convent schools in Nightcaps and Winton; St. Kevin's College, Oamaru; Holy Name College, Christchurch; Holy Cross College, Mosgiel
  • Ordained at Winton on 31 June 1961
  • Appointments held since ordination: Curate, South Dunedin 1961 - 1964; Curate, Georgetown, Invercargill 1964 - 1970; Parish Priest - South Dunedin 1970 - 1972; Parish Priest - St. Mary's, Invercargill 1972 - 1983
  • Ordained Bishop for the Dunedin Diocese at Dunedin's Town Hall on 3 May 1983