Brian Noble (bishop)
|The Right Reverend |
|Bishop of Shrewsbury|
|Appointed||23 June 1995|
|Reign ended||1 October 2010|
|Ordination||11 June 1960 (Priest)|
|Consecration||30 August 1995 (Bishop)|
|Birth name||Brian Michael Noble|
|Born||11 April 1936 |
Lancaster, Lancashire, England(age 75)
|Denomination||Roman Catholic Church|
|Previous post||Priest of the Diocese of Lancaster|
Born in Lancaster, Lancashire, England, Brian Michael Noble was ordained to the priesthood on 11 June 1960 and served as a priest in the Diocese of Lancaster. From 1973 until 1980 he was the Roman Catholic chaplain at the University of Lancaster.
On 23 June 1995, he was appointed Bishop of Shrewsbury and ordained bishop on 30 August 1995, Archbishop Couve de Murville of Birmingham serving as the Principal Consecrator, with Bishop Patrick Kelly of Salford (now Archbishop of Liverpool) and Bishop John Brewer of Lancaster serving as the Principal Co-Consecrators.
Bishop Noble currently serves as an Episcopal Member of the Department for Christian Life & Worship within the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales.
He retired as Bishop of Shrewsbury on 1st October 2010 and was succeeded by Mark Davies.
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