EVERYONE has a story to tell about the Revd Henry Evans; this is ours
THE Revd Richard Buck, who died on 26 January after a long illness, aged 79, was a priest who had a remarkable ministry, mostly on a one-to-one basis with many people of varying Christian backgrounds and none
Canon Adrian Empey writes:
THE Rt Revd Dr Samuel Greenfield Poyntz, who died on 18 February, aged 90, was educated at Portora Royal School, Enniskillen, and Trinity College, Dublin, where he studied philosophy and oriental languages, achieving successively his BA (1948), BD (1953), and Ph.D. (1960). He was awarded an honorary D.Litt. (1995) by the University of Ulster in recognition of his contribution to the Province as Bishop of Connor (1987-95).
Canon John Sykes writes:
THE Revd David Charles Frederick Tudor, who died on 16 October, aged 74, was one of those remarkable priests who were gifted in more than one discipline. He trained as an electrical engineer, and worked for the Cologne tramways for several years as an inspector and tester of trams, wearing a marvellous uniform, which exuded authority
The Very Revd Derek Hole writes:
BORN in Brynmenyn, a village near Bridgend, Henry Evans, who died on 28 January 2017, aged 88, was proud of his Welsh ancestry, and a Welsh rugby fan. His parents were keen Presbyterians, and Henry and his sister, Ruth, were nurtured in the Christian faith. Two of their uncles were Presbyterian ministers, and two were Anglican clerics
IN HIS book on the reconciliation ministry at Coventry Cathedral, the Revd Dr Kenyon Wright, who died on 11 January, aged 84, wrote “Reconciliation was at the heart of all I was called to do”
The Rt Revd Mark Santer writes:
THE Rt Revd Michael Humphrey Dickens Whinney, who died on 3 February, aged 86, was a much-loved friend and pastor. He came from a professional background; indeed, as a young man, he spent two years in accountancy. He treasured his ancestry as a great-great-grandson ...
The Rt Revd Dominic Walker OGS writes:
BORN in 1941, John Salt, who died on 7 February, aged 75, was trained for the priesthood by the Society of the Sacred Mission at Kelham. Inspired by the call to sacred mission and after serving his title, John offered himself to USPG and spent the next 41 years in active ministry overseas
The Revd Denise Herbert writes:
YOUR obituary of the Very Revd Robert Jeffery (Gazette, 6 January), reminded me of his travelling the parish of St Andrew’s, Old Headington, on his bicycle. I was a parishioner and often baby-sat for the Jefferys, while I was a nurse and midwife in Oxford
Canon John Rankin writes:
I WAS one of the Ven. Timothy Raphael’s first assistant curates at St John’s Wood, London, following his return from New Zealand (Obituary, 27 January). Tim opened the thinking of the Church to new ideas; he continued a traditional ministry but with contemporary understanding
A correspondent writes:
THE Revd Peter Davies was born in Bedford, and grew up in Rochester, where his father was headmaster of King’s School. He followed his brother, Tony, to Marlborough College, before going up to St John’s College, Oxford, to read Classics. He was a keen lawn-tennis player a...