Most Reverend Owen Dolan

Most Reverend
Owen Dolan

Emeritus Coadjutor Bishop of Palmerston North

Phone: (06) 357 1980
Fax: (06) 357 1980
Email: ojdolan@xtra.co.nz

Post:
Private Bag 11012,
Manawatu Mail Centre
Palmerston North 4414
New Zealand

 

Biography

  • Born in Palmerston North, 30 September 1928.
  • Educated at: St Joseph's Primary School, Hawera; St Patrick's College, Silverstream; Hawera High School, Hawera; Holy Cross College, Mosgiel.
  • Ordained at Hawera on 21 July 1954
  • Appointments since ordination: Sacred Heart Parish, Petone 1955-59; St Peter's Parish, Wairoa 1960-61; St Patrick's Parish, Patea 1962-63; Sacred Heart Parish, Inglewood 1965; Our Lady, Help of Christians, Fitzroy (New Plymouth) 1966; St Brigid's Parish, Feilding 1967; St Joseph's Parish, Upper Hutt 1968; St Joseph's Parish, Waitara 1970-72; Peru 1973-77; St Francis Xavier, Stokes Valley 1978-80; St Joseph's Parish, Wellington 1981-90
  • Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Wellington 1981-1990
  • Director, Pontifical Mission Societies 1991-95
  • Ordained as Coadjutor Bishop for Palmerston North at Cathedral of the Holy Spirit, Palmerston North, 10 December 1995