40 new Deacons ordained in joyous ceremony at St Paul's
04 July 2015
Forty women and men from across the Diocese of London have been ordained as Deacons at St Paul's, in a joyous ceremony at St Paul's.
The service of Eucharist on Saturday, 4 July, saw a packed Cathedral of friends, family and other well-wishers witness the ordinands begin their paths to priesthood. Each deacon was presented by supporting friends who have accompanied him or her on their journey to ordination.
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The main part of the ceremony saw the Bishop of London, The Right Reverend Richard Chartres, lay his hands on the heads of the candidates, before they were each vested in a white stole symbolising the liturgical role of deacons in the Eucharist.
At the end of the service they were given the principal symbol of ministry - the New Testament.
St Paul's Cathedral wishes each and every deacon every best wish and blessing as they begin their ministry across London.
|Stephen Brown||St Augustine with St John, Kilburn|
|Lee Clark||St Gabriel, Pimlico|
|Catherine Duce||St Stephen with St John, Rochester Row|
|Antonio Garcia-Fuerte||St John the Evangelist, Hyde Park Crescent|
|Jeffrey Lake||St Bride, Fleet Street|
|Michele Lee||St Stephen, Westbourne Park & St Matthew, Bayswater|
|Alastair McKay||St Martin-in-the-Fields|
|Nick Mottershead||St Olave, Hart Street|
|Jeremy Tayler||St John’s Wood|
|Heather Atkinson||St Michael and All Angels, London Fields with St Paul, Haggerston|
|Unesu Chindabata||Christ Church, Isle of Dogs|
|Elizabeth Clutterbuck||Christ Church, Highbury|
|Steve Gayle||St John of Jerusalem, South Hackney|
|Billy O’Reilly||St Mary and Holy Trinity, Bow|
|Sam Ashton||St Andrew, Chelsea|
|Margaret Ayo||St Clement, Notting Dale and St James, Norlands|
|Jacqueline Cammidge||St James, Hampton Hill|
|Jeremy Carr||All Souls, St Margarets-on-Thames|
|Chris Conn||All Saints, Laleham|
|Edward Hodges||Holy Trinity, Brompton|
|Tom Jackson||Holy Trinity, Brompton|
|Andrew Rooney||The Holy Innocents and St John, Hammersmith|
|Mark Ruoff||Holy Trinity, Brompton|
|Gabrielle Thomas||St Mary with St Alban, Teddington|
|Alan Trigle||St Thomas, Kensal Town|
|Robert Wall||Holy Trinity, Brompton|
|Andrew Watkins||St Stephen, East Twickenham|
|Kirsten Birkett||Oak Hill Theological College|
|Sally Dryden||St Alban the Martyr, Golders Green Parish Church|
|Alex Garner||St Alphage, Burnt Oak|
|Michael John||St James, Muswell Hill|
|Damien Mason||St Mary and Christ Church, Hendon|
|Christopher Stead||Grace Church, Highlands|
|Ben Vane||St Thomas, Oakwood|
|Guy Willis||St Alban the Martyr, Holborn|
|Angela Lewis||Uxbridge Team|
|Jack Noble||St Martin of Tours, Ruislip|
|Daniel Norris||St John the Evangelist, Great Stanmore|
|Oliver Robinson||St Gabriel, Cricklewood|
|Mohan Seevaratnam||St Peter, West Harrow|