About the Synod on Synodality Synod on Synodality Pattern Day 2023 Diocesan Appointments 2023 Episcopal Ordination of Paul Connell June 18th 2023 A new Bishop - a new day for Ardagh & Clonmacnois! BLESSING OF BISHOP ELECT PAUL’S ’EPISCOPAL INSIGNIA’:  Episcopal Ordination of Msgr. Paul Connell Ardagh & Clonmacnois welcomes Bishop Elect Fr. Paul Connell February 7th - Feast of St. Mel, co-patron of Ardagh & Clonmacnois Diocese