(The National) Anglican Priest is the first to be Ordained in the United Arab Emirates

Posted by Kendall Harmon

[Jo Henderson]... went through a rigorous three-day selection process in England, she said, to see if her calling was genuine and if she could handle the training at the theological Ripon College Cuddesdon outside of Oxford, England.

After her selection, she had to travel back and forth between the UAE and the UK every six weeks.

Her 20-year-old son, James, said it was tough.

"It was hard for her to leave her family every month or so," he said. "We were supportive of her. And very proud of her today."

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalAnglican ProvincesThe Episcopal Church of Jerusalem and the Middle East* Christian Life / Church LifeParish MinistryMinistry of the Ordained* International News & CommentaryMiddle EastUAE (United Arab Emirates)

Posted September 29, 2012 at 12:30 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]
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