CONGRATULATIONS: The Holy Father, Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Neil
Sebastian Scantlebury, to be the next bishop of the Diocese of Bridgetown,
Barbados, making him the first Barbadian to be ordained a Catholic bishop. This
announcement was made on Monday, December 28, 2020, at noon, Vatican City
time. The date set for Episcopal ordination is Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at
St. Patrick’s RC Cathedral, Bridgetown, Barbados. March 17 is St. Patrick’s
Feast Day. Please keep Bishop-elect Scantlebury in your prayers as he makes
this transition.