New Dean for Newcastle, & Bp Kay receives award
It has just been announced that:
The Revd Canon Katherine Bowyer, Rector of the Parish of Cardiff since 2013 and Director of Formation, is to be the next Dean of Newcastle! She is the first woman to take this role and also the first to be locally born. Katherine starts in November.
Dean Stephen Williams is retiring (finishes work in August and officially off in November). He has been Dean since 2013, having previously been rector of Merewether 2002-13.
Bishop Kay Goldsworthy awarded an AO in the Queen’s Birthday awards:
Kay Maree GOLDSWORTHY, VIC “For distinguished service to religion through the Anglican Church of Australia, as a pioneer and role model for women, to church administration, and to pastoral care and equality.”