Penny Leach comes home

When Penny Leach was ordained in June 2022 as curate for the benefice of St Just in Roseland and St Mawes, she cemented a lifetime of love for the Roseland […]

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Why did Revd Dr Jonathan Rowe choose ordination?

One of the key questions to ask Revd Dr Jonathan Rowe is why on earth would he want to take on more in his life to become a self-supporting curate? […]

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Ordination, another chapter in Patrick Gilbert’s odyssey

For Patrick Gilbert, ordination as deacon on September 25th, 2020, will be another step in an incredible  journey that began years ago when he cried out to God to show […]

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Acceptance, diversity and freedom to fail as ordinands in Truro Diocese

Meeting Revd Claire and Revd Rose Jones felt like throwing open the windows and breathing in fresh, energising air. The couple will be ordained as priests on September 25th at […]

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Revd Mary West, the vicar who promised to leave church if women were ever ordained

“If ever I walk into this church and see a woman behind the altar I shall walk out again!” Words spoken, probably loudly, by Revd Mary West to her long-suffering […]

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Revd Canon Tony Neal celebrates 50 years since an ordination that almost didn’t happen

Revd Canon Tony Neal will have been ordained 50 years ago on September 21st, beginning his ministry in Ripon and working as a parish priest, teacher, mentor, hospital chaplain and […]

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The final countdown to ordination begins

A group of 19 people have entered the final stretch in their journeys to ordination within the Diocese of Truro and the Church of England. Eleven individuals who are to […]

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The highs and lows of starting over

Many people come to ordination after previous careers and for most, starting over again as the new boy or girl can be a challenge. For Haley Preston it’s been a […]

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From serving in the Line of Duty to serving God

It’s not every day you get to meet someone who was in the real Line of Duty and find out he’s answered the call to ordination. For the very small […]

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Living Faith – how two of our parish clergy have responded to their calling

The diocese has published two videos it hopes will encourage people to think about answering a calling from God to join the clergy. Parish priest Jeremy Putnam and curate Arwen […]

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