ARMAGH, Northern Ireland — As Cardinal Sean Brady resigns at the customary age of 75, newly appointed Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of Ireland Eamon Martin says he is looking forward to shepherding his new flock.
“I genuinely feel honored to assume the role of ‘shepherd’ in the Archdiocese of Armagh. I look forward to serving the people of 61 parishes in the counties of Armagh, Derry, Louth and Tyrone,” Archbishop Martin said in a Sept. 8 statement announcing his appointment.
“I feel humbled to be following in the footsteps of St. Patrick, and like him, I pray for God’s strength to pilot me; God’s wisdom to guide me; God’s shield to protect me.”
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