New priests singing during their ordination service
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Ordination of Priests


On Saturday 24th June 2023, seven new priests from the Leeds Episcopal area were ordained by the Bishop of Kirkstall, Rt Rev’d Arun Arora in a joyful service at the Minster:

  • Rev’d Jasmine Barber of St Augustine’s Wrangthorn and Church @ Hyde Park Corner;
  • Rev’d Richard Barber of Holy Trinity Boar Lane;
  • Rev’d Kate Butler of the Parish of Seacroft, Whinmoor and Swarcliffe;
  • Rev’d Hannah Jones, planting curate at St George’s;
  • Rev’ds Bev and Dave Monck of St Paul’s Ireland Wood;
  • Rev’d Andie Shaw of St Luke’s Holbeck.

Many congratulations to our seven new priests and we pray God will continue to bless you in your ministries!

New priests with the Bishop of Kirkstall