Posts Tagged ‘Lynda Patterson’

Christchurch Cathedral dean Lynda Patterson dies

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Christchurch has lost a great treasure with the death of Cathedral Dean Lynda Patterson, her predecessor says. The Anglican diocese confirmed Northern Irish-born Patterson, 40, died of natural causes in her home yesterday after a recent, undisclosed illness. Last year she succeeded Peter Beck in the role, becoming the cathedral’s first female dean. Continue reading Read more

New Anglican Dean of Christchurch has ability “to see all sides”

Friday, November 29th, 2013

The recently appointed Dean of Christchurch Lynda Patterson, took up her duties at the beginning of November, having acted in that role for the past 20 months. Her installation will take place on 15 December. Is she high-church or low-church? Answer: “I am liturgically fairly catholic and theologically fairly liberal – a liberal catholic,” she Read more