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Two new Ecumenical Canons for St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast

Two new Ecumenical Canons for St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast

Thursday 21 June 2012

At a meeting of the Chapter of St Anne’s Cathedral, Belfast on Wednesday 20 June two ecumenical canons were appointed following the retirement of the Revd Wilfred Orr and the Revd Ivan McElhinney.

The new canons are the Revd Ruth Patterson of Restoration Ministries and the Revd Dr Brian Fletcher, Minister of Cullybackey Methodist Church and a former President of the Methodist Church in Ireland. The appointments have been welcomed by both the Bishop of Connor and the Bishop of Down and Dromore.  

The installation is to take place on Sunday 21 October at 3.30pm in the Cathedral. More details to follow.