Ordination and Consecration of Bishops
Thursday, 14th May 2015
The Reverend Canon Martin Seeley, Principal, Westcott House, was ordained and consecrated Bishop of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich; and the Reverend Canon Michael Beasley, Director of Mission in the Diocese of Oxford, was ordained and consecrated Bishop of Hertford in the Diocese of St Albans at a Eucharist at Westminster Abbey on Ascension day, Thursday 14th May 2015.
The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England and Metropolitan, presided at the service.
Before the service the Bishops-designate of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich and Hertford took the Oath of Allegiance to The Queen's Majesty and the Oath of Due Obedience to the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Jerusalem Chamber, in the Deanery.