Thursday, September 3, 2009

Third Bahamian Anglican Bishop appointed

From Nassau-

With the memory of the appointment of the third Bahamian priest to be inducted as Archbishop of the local Anglican community still fresh in Bahamian minds, Anglicans within the Archdiocese of The Bahamas and the Turks & Caicos Islands have yet another reason to celebrate as Archdeacon Cornell Jerome Moss, rector at the Church of the Ascension in Lucaya, Grand Bahama has been selected as the Bishop-designate of the Diocese of Guyana.

Moss, who became rector at Church of the Ascension in 1993 and then archdeacon of the Northern Bahamas in 1998 was surprised at his selection as the new bishop of the Diocese of Guyana.

He says that it took him a few days to fully digest the news, but that he quickly got over his minor confusion and retrained his mind on what his new appointment would entail and what he would need to do in preparation for it.

"The news of the decision by the House of Bishops came as a definite surprise," said Moss at the announcement on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

"There is no question that there will be changes that I and everyone I have known during my priesthood. I have been in my present parish [in Grand Bahama] for 16 years and I have seen many children baptized, young people confirmed and later married, and I've even buried some members of families. So, I have been an integral part of the lives of people in my church and community and my taking up of my appointment will be a change for us all."

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