March 14, 2017

The Rev Reginald Ames died on 4 February 2017. 1927. Curate at St Alphege, Edmonton from 1954 to 1957 and then at John Keble, Mill Hill from 1957 to 1961, he served initially as Priest-in-Charge at St Edmund the King, Northwood Hills in the Diocese of London from 1961 to 1964 and then as Vicar from 1964 to 1992. Following his retirement, he served as Honorary Priest at St John the Evangelist, Moffat from 1992-2001 and held a Warrant in the Diocese of Glasgow and Galloway from 1992 to 2017. He was 89. May he rest in peace, and rise in glory.

The Rev Roy Anetts was appointed as Rector of St James the Great, Cupar and St Mary, Ladybank on 24 February 2017.

The Rev Kate Gibson was licensed as Priest-in-Charge at St Andrew, Brechin on 25 February 2017.

The Rev Sister Clare Lockhart installed as Honorary Canon in St John’s Cathedral, Oban
During the Argyll & The Isles Diocesan Synod Eucharist, the Rt Rev Kevin Pearson, Bishop of Argyll & The Isles installed the Rev Sister Clare Lockhart as an Honorary Canon in St John’s Cathedral, Oban. Bishop Kevin spoke about the significant impact Sister Clare has had on the spiritual life of the Diocese and the wider Church, not just in her role of leading retreats and spiritual refreshment at the Carmel Community near Stornoway but in her involvement with congregations across the diocese and in Curacy training.