Canon Clements

Name: Very Rev Joseph Canon Clements

Born: 23rd October 1938

Educated: Royal Scots College, Valladolid, Spain (1956 - 1962)

Ordained: Scots College Chapel, Valladolid on 29th April 1962

Honorary Canon of Motherwell Diocese, 14th December 2011


Assistant Priest St Francis Xavier’s, Carfin 1962 – 1968
Assistant Priest St Aidan’s, Wishaw 1968 - 1970
Assistant Priest St Bride’s, East Kilbride 1970 – 1977
Assistant Priest Cathedral, Motherwell 1977 – 1987
Parish Priest St Thomas’, Wishaw 1987 – 1992
Parish Priest St Aidan’s, Wishaw 1992 – Present


Prayer/Message

O loving God, who called your servant Aidan from the peace of a cloister to re-establish the Christian mission in northern England, and gave him the gifts of gentleness, simplicity, and strength: Grant that we, following his example, may use what you have given us for the relief of human need, and may persevere in commending the saving Gospel of our Redeemer Jesus Christ; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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