Diocese of Chichester

The Admission and Licensing of Readers

Bishop Will welcomed families and friends and those who came from parishes to support the candidates to be licensed as Readers or made Reader Emeritus during a service at the cathedral.

On 30 sep 2023

In Chichester Cathedral

By comms

James Askew was admitted to the office of Reader and was licensed to his parish of Old Shoreham and Kingston Buci. Bishop Will also conferred the title of Reader Emeritus to 18 retired Readers. Other readers from parishes across the diocese reaffirmed their commitment to Reader Ministry. All in the beautiful setting of the cathedrals new installation Peace Doves.

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James Askew (right) with Bishop Will and his parish priest James Grant.

Please pray for them and for the parishes in which they will serve.