Father Timothy Bartlett has been appointed to the role of Secretary General for the 9th World Meeting of Families, which will take place in Ireland from 22 to 26 August 2018 on the theme The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World.
The announcement of the Secretary General appointment was made at the conclusion of the Summer General Meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference in Maynooth.
Father Bartlett is Episcopal Vicar for Education, and the director of public and social affairs, in the Diocese of Down & Connor. Father Bartlett is also secretary to the Northern Bishops. The office of the secretary general will be based in Clonliffe College, Dublin.