Deacons to be ordained

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PRIESTS and deacons are set to be ordained at Sheffield Cathedral this weekend.

Six candidates will be ordained as deacons and a further eight as priests.

The service will be carried out at 10.30am by the Bishop of Sheffield, Dr Steven Croft.

Dr Croft will also be ordaining three priests next week.

Diane Kershaw and Philip Goodacre will be ordained on Monday, July 2, at St Mary’s, Ecclesfield, while Lynne Broadhead will be ordained on Tuesday, July 3, at 7.30pm at Holy Trinity, Thorpe Hesley.

Meanwhile the Bishop of Doncaster, Peter Burrows, will be ordaining five priests on Sunday, July 1, and two the following Wednesday.