Diocese of Chichester

Order of St Richard Recognises Exceptional Contributions to Local Life

Hundreds of family members, friends and parishioners gathered in the cathedral at the weekend for Evensong to witness the special occasion of twenty-six lay people admitted to the Order of St Richard by Bishop Martin.

On 10 oct 2022

In Diocese of Chichester

By communications

The Order of St Richard was founded in 2019.The award is made in recognition of their exceptional Christian service in their deanery, parish, and local community.

The lay people from all four archdeaconries in the Diocese [Horsham, Brighton and Lewes, Hastings, and Chichester] each received a certificate signed by the bishop, and a collarette/lanyard with the pin on it so they can wear it either with the pin or the pin on its own.

We spoke to five of the recipients after the service and this is what they had to say: