Congratulations and welcome to...
George R. Stevens who will be interim dean at the Cathedral Church of Saint Luke, effective early September. George is a priest in the Diocese of Massachusetts where he served St. Peter's in Weston, St. John's in Beverly Farms, and St. Mary's in Newton Lower Falls.
Pray for the repose of the souls of ...
Snookie Holroyd, wife of David Holroyd, who died on August 9th at York Hospital, following a brief illness. David was the rector at St. George's in York Harbor (1973-1999). For the past 14 years, Snookie and David were active at Christ Church in Exeter, New Hampshire. Snookie's funeral will be at Christ Church at 11:00 am on Saturday, 26 August. All are invited. Condolences can be sent to David via email.
Susan Magnan, a vowed solitary religious with ties to the Bishop of Maine, died at home last month (she was outside feeding the birds). Susan's requiem will be Tuesday, 29 August at 2:00 pm at Gloria Dei Episcopal Church in Palenville, New York. Bishop Knudsen and I will be present and will join others in leading the liturgy.
Pray for healing for...
Stephanie Batterman (deacon at Grace Church, Bath) who is recovering from two short hospitalizations to treat COVID. Stephanie is at home recuperating. Cards to encourage her healing can be sent to her at 3 Fairview Lane, Bath, Maine 04530, or via email.
Roy Partridge who is dealing with heart issues.
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