Commissioning of New Chaplain to Bandon Grammar School

On Tuesday, 14th November,  at a Service for the whole school in the school gym,the Reverend Anne Skuse was commissioned as the new Chaplain to Bandon Grammar School in the United Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.  This is a new wholetime post co-funded by the Diocese and the School.

The Reverend Anne Skuse with the Principal of Bandon Grammar School, Mr Ian Coombes, and the Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.

The commissioning was conducted by the Bishop of the Diocese, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton, who also presided at the Service.  He was joined by staff and students who read the readings and prayers, and brought forward symbols  of Christian ministry.

The Bishop, Clergy and lay workers in the Diocese join the Principal, Deputy Principal and School Prefects, in welcoming the Reverend Anne Skuse after her Commissioning as Chaplain to Bandon Grammar School.

The school choir and musicians sang, and the hymns were accompanied by Mr Peter Stobart, Director of Music at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, who is also Director of the new Diocesan Church Music Scheme.

The Bishop preached on2 Timothy 1.6; ‘For this reason, I remind you to fan into flames the gift of God that is in you …’

Greetings students afterwards

Arriving for the Commissioning at Bandon Grammar School

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