Bishop of Gibraltar in Europe:
The diocese in presently Vacant in See; the Suffragan Bishop has a Mandate to cover all the duties and responsibilities of Diocesan Bishop during the vacancy
The Right Reverend David Hamid (2002)14 Tufton Street, London, SW1P 3QZ
To Visit Bishop David's Blog and to view his Diary, click here: Bishop David's Blog
Suffragan Bishop’s Chaplain and Personal Assistant:
The Revd Deacon Frances Hiller (2002)E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bishop’s Press Officer:
The Reverend Paul Needle (2005)T: +34 964 761641
Office of the Diocesan Bishop:
Bishop’s Lodge, Church Road, Worth, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 7RT
T: +44 (0)1293 883051
F: +44 (0)1293 884479
This address may continue to be used for requests for confirmations etc. and is expected to be taken over by the new Diocesan Bishop in due course.
Chaplain & Commissary:
The Reverend Canon Meurig WilliamsE: email@example.com
Mrs Margaret Gibson (2006)E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Sue WalsheE: email@example.com
Each Honorary Assistant Bishop holds the Bishop’s Commission for one of two reasons: that (a) he is the currently serving bishop in office of a Church or Diocese on the Continent in Communion with the Church of England, or (b) that for some other reason or expertise the Bishop has invited him to accept his Commission to minister as a bishop in our Diocese.
Chaplains may approach honorary assistant bishops direct to invite their involvement in a liturgical celebration or pastoral activity. The archdeacon should be informed. A chaplain who wishes a bishop whose name is not on this list to be invited to minister (whether currently in office or retired), should inform the diocesan Bishop who will write to invite the bishop in question.
The Diocesan Handbook has the following at C1(j):
From time to time the diocesan Bishop commissions honorary assistant bishops to share with him and the Suffragan bishop in Episcopal ministry in the Diocese. The assistant bishops may accept invitations from chaplains to confirm or preside at worship without further recourse to the diocesan Bishop.
A chaplain who wishes to invite to minister in a particular chaplaincy any bishop in communion who is not already an honorary assistant bishop of this Diocese, should note that they should ask the diocesan Bishop to invite the bishop in question to minister as requested.
Chaplaincies are liable for the travel costs and other expenses of any honorary assistant bishop whom they invite to minister in the chaplaincy.
The Right Reverend Jorge de Pina Cabral (2012)
Bishop of the Lusitanian Church (Portuguese Episcopal Church)Centro Diocesano, Apartado 392, 4431-905 Vila Nove de Gaia, Portugal
The Right Reverend Pierre Whalon (2001)
Bishop in charge of the Convocation of American Churches in EuropeAmerican Cathedral, 23 Avenue George V, 75008 Paris, France
The Right Reverend John Flack (2003)Huddersfield House, 7 Cemetery Road, Whittlesey, Peterborough, PE7 1SF
The Right Reverend Patrick Harris (1999)Apt B, Ireton House, Pavilion Gardens, The Park, Cheltenham, GL50 2SP
The Right Reverend Richard Garrard (2001)26 Carol Close, Stoke Holy Cross, Norwich NR14 8NN
The Right Reverend Edward Holland (2002)
Suffragan Bishop in Europe 1986-9537 Parfrey Street, London, W6 9EW
The Right Reverend Nicholas Reade (2013)5 Warnham Gardens, Bexhill-on-Sea, Kent, TN39 3SP
The Right Reverend Michael Turnbull (2003)67 Strand Street, Sandwich CT13 9HN
The Right Reverend Michael Manktelow (1994)14 Little London, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1NZ
The Very Reverend Dr John Paddock (2008)The Deanery, 41 Jumpers Buildings, Rosia Road, GibraltarT: +350 78377 (Deanery)
Under Section 12 (a) of the Diocesan Constitution, “The diocesan Bishop may at his discretion appoint one or more vicars-general to assist him in the administration of the Diocese.
In his licence to a vicar general the diocesan Bishop may delegate any or all of the following functions —
Where any function specified in a licence requires the application of the Bishop’s seal to a document, that seal shall be affixed and the document shall be executed by the vicar general authorised by the licence to discharge that function.
During the vacancy of any archdeaconry, the diocesan Bishop shall appoint either a vicar general or some other person in priests orders to carry out the duties of the archdeacon.”
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