THE Revd Samuel Niall Maurice Bayly (known as Niall), who died
on 21 October, aged 77, spent all of his ministry as a priest of
the Church of Ireland in one city, Belfast, and one diocese,
FURTHER to your obituary of the Ven. Mark Wilson: he was
the third of four children of the Vicar of Holy Trinity, Southall.
Aged seven, Mark joined St Paul's Cathedral Choir, and became Head
Chorister before he left to go to St John's, Leatherhead.
THE death of Sir John Tavener at the still early age of 69 is a
loss not just to British music, but to the arts worldwide; for this
idiosyncratic composer had a reputation akin to that of the
Estonian Arvo Pärt, in redefining the sounds of church and
religious music and giving them a new, direct, and optimistic
THE Revd Raymond Chapman, Emeritus Professor of English
Literature at the London School of Economics, who exercised a long
and faithful non-stipendiary ministry, died on 5 November, aged
Frank Scuffham's real strength was his ability to network, and
to build and maintain a team of colleagues, both close to him and
national, through the Industrial Mission Association. In Corby, the
vigour of the theological debate, exploration, and academic rigour
THE Ven. Mark Wilson, Archdeacon Emeritus of Dorking, died on 5
October, after being diagnosed four-and-a-half years ago with a
PETER ASTON, Emeritus Professor of Composition at the University
of East Anglia and Lay Canon of Norwich Cathedral, died peacefully
at home on 13 September, aged 74
DR OLIVER BARCLAY, who died on 12 September, aged 94, was the
second General Secretary of the Inter-Varsity Fellowship (IVF),
from 1975 the Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship
The Bishop of Sherborne writes:
"DIVIDE and conquer" was too often the colonial ruling myth in
Kenya, playing one ethnic group against another. "Divide and grow"
was the mission strategy of Dr David Gitari. He was the first
Bishop of Mount Kenya East (1975-90), first Bishop...
By the Bishop of Ludlow in the Cathedral on 28
Priests: Mark Hayter, Anthony Hodder,
Laura Hill, Justin Parker, Graham Phillips, Jill Stephens, Deborah
By the Bishop in his Cathedral on 15
Priest: William Shaw.
THE Revd George Mervyn Kingston never lost the mindset, the
aspirations, and the vocabulary of Evangelical churchmanship. He
rejected friends and colleagues' view that the Evangelical
tradition was a discredited and spent force. But he was cetain that
faith must be evidenced in practice.