Peter Brignall

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Peter Malcolm Brignall (born 5 July 1953) is the Roman Catholic Bishop of Wrexham.[1]

Peter Brignall
Bishop of Wrexham
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
DioceseRoman Catholic Diocese of Wrexham
Appointed27 June 2012
Installed12 September 2012
PredecessorEdwin Regan
Ordination18 February 1978
by Langton Douglas Fox
Consecration12 September 2012
by Edwin Regan
Personal details
Birth namePeter Malcolm Brignall
Born (1953-07-05) 5 July 1953 (age 67)
Whetstone, London
DenominationRoman Catholic
Mottovivite et vigilate in Deo
Coat of armsPeter Brignall's coat of arms

Born in Whetstone, London on 5 July 1953, he was ordained as a deacon by Victor Guazzelli, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster in July 1977, and as a priest by Langton Douglas Fox, Bishop of Menevia on 18 February 1978.[1] Nearly nine years later, Brignall was incardinated as a priest of the Diocese of Wrexham on 12 February 1987.[1]

He was appointed the Bishop of the Diocese of Wrexham by the Holy See on 27 June 2012.[1] His consecration to the Episcopate took place at St. Mary's Cathedral, Wrexham on 12 September 2012; the principal consecrator was the Edwin Regan, Bishop emeritus of Wrexham, with Archbishop Antonio Mennini, Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain and Patrick O'Donoghue, Bishop emeritus of Lancaster serving as principal co-consecrators.[1]

Brignal has amalgamated parishes but his proposed church closure at Conwy has been overruled.


  1. ^ a b c d e "Bishop Peter Malcolm Brignall". David M. Cheney. Retrieved 12 June 2013.
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Edwin Regan
Roman Catholic Bishop of Wrexham