Where clergy are faithful to the end
Posted: 12 Aug 2009 @ 00:00
The College of St Barnabas provides a unique facility for retired clergy. Bill Bowder visited, and spoke to residents
THERE IS the curate (the Revd John Worsfold, now aged 85) who woke up to find his house in Southwark in flames around him. There’s the doctor (Marion Bartlett) who almost single-handedly ran one hospital in Africa and built another. There’s the bishop (the Rt Revd Mark Wood) who met his future wife when he knocked on a ship’s cabin door to announce mass time. And there’s the vicar (the Revd David Mumford) who ran a home for Holocaust survivors. They are all living out ...
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