New priests ordained across whole diocese

The Diocese of Leeds is pleased to welcome many new priests, with ordination services taking place across the whole diocese this past weekend.

The new priests were ordained as such after being ordained deacons last year, in services taking place at Leeds Minster, Bradford Cathedral, Wakefield Cathedral, Huddersfield Parish Church and St John’s Bilton.

A full list of new priests can be found below, along with some pictures from the services.

More pictures can be found at the Leeds Diocese Vocations Facebook page, which can be found here.


Oxenhope    Elspeth Cansdale
Clayton    Will Grant
Bilton    Laura Martin
Garforth    Jonathan Brennan
Yeadon    Caroline Brown
St George’s Leeds    Che Seabourne
Parish TBC    June Cockburn
St. Aiden’s Leeds    Sally Osborn
Abbeylands    Rachel Ford
St John the Baptist Wakefield    Rob Harper
Wakefield Cathedral    Tim Carroll
Birchencliffe & Birkby    Ruth Bradley
Dewsbury Minster    Dorothea Bertschmann



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