Consecration of the Revd Canon Kenneth Kearon as Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe

By Lynn Glanville

Canon Ken Kearon

The Consecration of the Revd Canon Kenneth Kearon (pictured) as the new Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe to take place in Christ Church Cathedral this Saturday at 2.30 pm,
on the Eve of the Conversion of St Paul.
No tickets needed and all are welcome to attend.

The consecration will bring together a large number of attendees from
the wider Anglican Communion. The service will be led by the Archbishop
of Dublin, The Most Revd Dr Michael Jackson, and the preacher will be
The Most Revd Barry Morgan, Archbishop of Wales and Llandaff. The
Service will be sung by the Choir of Christ Church Cathedral who will
sing Mozart’s Coronation Mass.

Canon Kearon has been a member of the Chapter of Christ Church Cathedral
since 1995 and served as chancellor since 2002. He has also been secretary
general of the Anglican Communion since 2005. In September, 2014, he was
elected Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe following a meeting of the
Episcopal Electoral College which took place at Christ Church Cathedral,
succeeding The Right Rev Trevor Williams who retired in July, 2014.

Born in Dublin in 1953, he attended Mountjoy School and Trinity College
where he studied Philosophy. Following further study at Cambridge and in
Dublin, …read more

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