Date: Monday 20th May 2019
The Church of England in Cumbria enters a new era when fifteen women will be the first to be ordained priests. Four will feature in a ceremony conducted by the Bishop of Penrith, the Right Rev. George Hacker, at Holy Trinity Church, Kendal. The four are the Rev. Kathleen Reale, Lazonby, the Rev. Carol Farrer, Penrith, the Rev. Alex Stockley, Kendal, and the Rev. Jean Wright, Crosby Garrett.