Sad news reached us this morning of the death of Ivan Kightley, on St Stephen's Day. Ivan was a gentle and much loved member of the Cathedral parish, and a tireless volunteer. For many years he worked on Oremus, the Cathedral magazine, and despite illness was working on the current issue.
I last saw him a few days before Christmas, to tell him that he had been awarded the Diocesan Medal for his services to the Cathedral - the certificate is above, and below, the medal he would have been awarded in the Cathedral on the Feast of the Epiphany. Please pray for this gentle, holy and dedicated man, that he enjoy the reward of his labours, in the presence of the Lord whom he so faithfully served.