Institution of Revd Colin Darling to the Parish of Killyleagh
 Killyleagh Institution

Canon Simon Doogan (Diocesan Registrar), Very Revd Henry Hull (Dean of Down), Bishop Harold Millar, Revd Colin Darling, Canon Jono Pierce (Cregagh - Preacher) Archdeacon McClay, Revd Adrian Dorrian    Photo Courtesy of Down & Dromore DCO


On Monday 22 August 2016 Revd Colin Darling was Instituted to the Parish of Killyleagh by the Bishop of Down and Dromore.

Colin grew up in St John's when his father, Bishop Edward Darling, was Rector of St John's.

After working in banking for many years Colin decided to study for the Ministry. He served as a deacon intern in Saintfield parish. His Curacy was in St Finnian's Cregagh.

Colin's maternal grandfather, the Revd Stanley Mann, was rector of Killyleagh from 1935 to 1962.