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Thursday, 12 April 2012

Announcement of Ordinations: Petertide 2012

With great joy I announce the following persons are to be ordained this Petertide (God willing):

Sacred Order of Deacon

Mrs Dana English (to serve as assistant curate of All Saints, Rome)
Dr Mary Styles (to serve as assistant curate of All Saints, Rome)
by Bishop David on Sunday 1 July at 10.30, in All Saints, Rome at 1030. The preacher will be the Very Revd Canon David Richardson, Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome. The street address for All Saints is Via del Babuino 153, 00187 Rome, Italy.  For further details please contact the Venerable Jonathan Boardman, email:
Liturgical colour: Red
Ms Verna Veritie (to serve as assistant curate of St Paul’s, Athens)
by Bishop Geoffrey on Sunday 1 July, time to be confirmed, in St George’s, Lisbon. The preacher will be the Revd Canon Malcolm Bradshaw. The street address for St George’s is Rua S Jorge 6, 1250-235 Lisbon, Portugal. For further details please contact Canon Michael Bullock, email:
Liturgical colour: White
Sacred Order of Priest
The Revd Jennifer Elliott de Riverol (assistant curate of All Saints Tenerife with St Martin de Porres, La Palma)
by Archbishop of Canterbury’s Episcopal Commissary in Norwich on Saturday 30 June at 3.00 pm.

The Revd Nigel Thomas (assistant curate of St George’s, Madrid)
by Bishop Geoffrey on Saturday 30 June at 1600, in St George’s Church, Madrid. The preacher will be the Revd Stephen Ferns. The street address for St George’s Church is: Nuñez de Balboa 43, (corner of Hermosilla), Madrid, Spain. For further details please contact the Revd Canon Ian Hutchinson-Cervantes,  email:
Liturgical colour: White
All are warmly invited to attend these celebrations.

Clergy and Readers are invited to robe (please note the liturgical colour for each service above) and join in procession. Priests of the Church of England or of a Church in communion are invited to join in the laying on of hands at the ordination of priests. Please plan to arrive at least ½ hour before the appointed service time.

Please pray for these candidates as they make their final preparations towards ordination as deacon or priest.


  1. Dear David Hamid, i would like to know the source of the immage posted under "Announcement of Ordinations: Petertide 2012" where the bishop is ordaining a deacon... thanks for your help

    1. Dear Friend
      A very good question. It happens to be an image framed on my wall in my study, but I do not know where it originates from.