Honorary Canons at the Cathedral


On Sunday 15 November, eight members of clergy will be recognised at a special service at St Edmundsbury Cathedral in Bury St Edmunds, which sees them licenced as Canons of the Cathedral. The service takes place at 3.30pm and will be livestreamed via the Cathedral’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/stedscathedral

At the service, due to the restrictions, the new Canons will be formally licenced in the online presence of Bishop Martin and Joe Hawes the Dean of St Edmundsbury and the Diocesan Registrar.  The new Canons will be installed at a later date, after the current Coronavirus restrictions are lifted.

“It is a joy to welcome these colleagues into the College of Canons of the Cathedral as part of their ongoing service to the Diocese and its people,” comments the Very Revd Joe Hawes.

The people receiving this honour are:

Brynn Bayman to be installed in the stall of St Fursa, Abbot.
Jutta Brueck to be installed in the stall of St Benedict, Abbot
Sharron Coburn to be installed in the stall of Stephen Langton, Archbishop
Sharon Connell to be installed in the stall of St Mary of Beodricsworth
Rich Henderson to be installed in the stall of Theodred, Abbot and Bishop
Max Osborne to be installed in the stall of St Boniface
Sharon Potter to be installed in the stall of Aylwin Bishop of Elmham
Andrew Dotchin, to be installed in the stall of John Reeve, Abbot of St Edmund

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