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Wednesday, 8 May 2013

St Edmund's Oslo: A international meeting place

The Revd Canon Janet Heil, the Chaplain of St Edmund's Oslo, is the parish priest of an international congregation in the Norwegian capital. At a recent parish visit on 29 April, I confirmed members that she had prepared from Kenya, Nigeria, Norway, and the USA. At a Church Council meeting I met other members from Zambia, South Africa, and even England! Worship at St Edmund's is in English, of course, but Canon Heil has also learnt Norwegian which does help our relations with our sister Church of Norway.

Canon Heil also oversees the work of daughter churches and their resident priests in Stavanger, Bergen and Trondheim.

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