By Elizabeth Challand - September 29th, 2022 | Posted in News No comments

Today Canon David Hopgood and the Chapter of Canons celebrated the tenth anniversary of Bishop Philip Egan’s episcopal ordination. As the eighth Bishop of Portsmouth.

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In his time as Bishop, he has had to contend with: a new Pope, the Covid pandemic, Churches told to lock their doors, the end of the Elizabethan period and the challenge of our new ten year mission.

A reception was held after the service, which was attended by many of the congregation, representing different areas and groups from within the Diocese.

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We give thanks for his leadership and pray for his Ministry. Ad multos annos.