Rt Rev Mark O'Toole

Bishop of Plymouth

Bishop Mark O'Toole

The Right Reverend Mark O'Toole is the Bishop of Plymouth.

Born in London on 22 June 1963, Bishop O'Toole was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Westminster on 9 June 1990.

He was assistant priest in St Mary Magdalene parish, Willesden Green, for five years before being appointed Dean of Studies at Westminster's seminary, Allen Hall.

From 2002-2008 Bishop O'Toole was Private Secretary to Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor, then Archbishop of Westminster.

September 2008, he was appointed Rector of Allen Hall Seminary. 

He was ordained bishop in Plymouth Cathedral on 28 January 2014. 


For a more detailed biography, visit the Diocese of Plymouth’s website.


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