Hugh Gilbert

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The Richt Reverend
Hugh Gilbert OSB
Bishop o Aiberdeen
ProvinceSt Aundras an Edinburgh
Appointed4 Juin 2011
Installed15 August 2011
PredecessorPeter Moran
Ordination29 Juin 1982
Consecration15 August 2011
bi Keith O'Brien
Personal details
Birth nameEdward Gilbert
Born (1952-03-15) 15 Mairch 1952 (age 69)
Emsworth, Hampshire, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick
DenominationRoman Catholic
Previous postAbbot o Pluscarden Aibey (1992 - 2011)
Alma materKing's College London
MottoOmnia in Ipso constant (Aw things haud thegither in Him)

Hugh Gilbert OSB (born 15 Mairch 1952) is an Inglis Benedictine monk that the noo serrs as the Catholic Bishop o Aiberdeen, Scotland. He haed serrt as the Abbot o Pluscarden Aibey afore, o that he is a member, in Scotland an aa.

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Early life[eedit | eedit soorce]

He wis born on 15 Mairch 1952 as Edward Gilbert in Emsworth, Hampshire, tae an Anglican faimily. As a bairn, he wis eddicatit at St. Paul's Schuil in Lunnon. At the age o 19, he wis received intae the Roman Catholic Kirk on Christmas Eve o 1970. He wis a student o History at King's College Lunnon an graduatit wi a furst cless degree in History in 1974.[1]

  1. "Abbot of Pluscarden appointed Bishop of Aberdeen". Independent Catholic News. 4 Juin 2011. Retrieved 15 October 2021.