Posts Tagged ‘Anglican Bishop’

First Māori Woman Bishop welcomed at Rangiatea Church

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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Pihopa Waitohiariki Quayle, New Zealand’s first Māori woman bishop, 24th November, was welcomed in a service that took place in the beautiful and historic of Rangiatea Church in Ōtaki. The newly ordained bishop was supported by groups from different areas. She comes from from the Wairarapa, but now has charge of a large area that Read more

Town procession officially welcomes Nelson’s eleventh Anglican Bishop

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Since Nelson’s Anglican Diocese was founded in 1858, there have been only a handful of processions through the city to commemorate the installation of a new Bishop. Read more

Former Catholic priest becomes Anglican bishop

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

A former Catholic priest has been chosen to serve as interim bishop of Uruguay, the most secular country in South America. Daniel Genovesi was consecrated in Buenos Aires Cathedral last Saturday. He and his wife Mercedes, a former nun, will start their new ministry on 1 April. Difficulties involving personnel, finances and a gradual reduction Read more

Kenyan Kiwi’ named bishop-elect for Nelson Anglican Diocese

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Nelson’s new Anglican bishop-elect is a proud “Kenyan Kiwi” with a mission to reach out to younger generations. Reverend Steve Maina-Mwangi was announced as Bishop-elect of the Nelson Diocese this week, replacing Richard Ellena who retired at the end of last year. Read more

New Bishop committed to restoration of Cathedral

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Reverend Doctor Peter Carrell was ordained the 9th Anglican bishop of Canterbury last Saturday. The service took place at Christchurch Boys’ High School Auditorium. It was led by Archbishops Philip Richardson and Don Tamihere. About 1000 people attended including Anglicans from the diocese and the province, members of the Māori Anglican Church, Tikanga Māori, the Read more

New Anglican Archbishop announced for Polynesia

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The Rev Fereimi Cama has been elected as the next Anglican archbishop of Polynesia. He will, therefore, become Archbishop and Primate, or joint leader of The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. Continue reading

New Anglican Bishop supports restoration of Christ Church Cathedral

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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The new Anglican bishop for Canterbury is “completely behind” restoration of the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral. On Tuesday, the Venerable Doctor Peter Carrell was announced as the new Bishop-Elect of the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch. Carrell, a Cantabrian, is well-known and respected throughout New Zealand for his teaching and preaching. He is presently the Diocesan Read more

Big crowd to welcome new Archbishop of Aotearoa

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Hundreds turned out to show their support for the new Archbishop of Aotearoa Don Tamihere, who was installed as head of the Maori Anglican Church at a ceremony at Manutuke Marae on Saturday. He also became an Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, joining Archbishop Philip Richardson (Pakeha) Read more

Ordination of Dr ‘Afa Vaka as Tonga’s first Anglican bishop fulfils long-held dream

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

The ordination of Dr ‘Afa Vaka as the first Anglican bishop of Tonga is the fulfilment of a long-held desire among Anglicans there for a greater level of autonomy within the Diocese of Polynesia. Vaka, who was consecrated and installed on Sunday, is actually the third Anglican bishop to serve in Tonga. Its first Anglican missionary Read more

Anglicans elect Dr Eleanor Sanderson Assistant Bishop for Wellington

Monday, April 10th, 2017

The Reverend Canon Dr Eleanor Sanderson has been elected to serve as the Assistant Anglican Bishop in Wellington. Her ordination as a bishop will take place at Wellington Cathedral of St Paul on the evening of Friday the 2nd of June. Sanderson was nominated at a Diocesan electoral college held in Palmerston North’s Convention Centre Read more