On Sunday, 31st October 2021, The Very Rev. Chris Peters took his final service as Dean of Ross in St Fachtna’s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, before entering retirement on the following Monday.
Cindy Kingston, member of the Vestry in Rosscarbery, writes:
At the end of the service Dean Peters was presented with a watch and a wallet containing a monetary gift, while his wife Judy was presented with a bouquet of flowers and a voucher. The service was live streamed and speeches were made to Dean Peters and Judy to acknowledge all the work they have carried out in the parish in the past 23 years, and to thank them and wish them well for the future.
Speeches were made by Noel Jennings, Averil Cooke and John C.R. Buttimer. Matthew O’Regan, Eric Appelbe and Alice Appelbe presented Judy with her gifts, while Dean Peters was presented with his gifts by Ann Buttimer and Vicky O’Regan. Speeches were MC’ed by Averil Allshire-Howe.