Delay ends as church appoints new rector

The Oxford Times: St Edburg’s in Bicester St Edburg’s in Bicester

AFTER a 12-month wait, a new rector has finally been appointed to the Bicester benefice.

The Rev Verena Breed will lead the four churches – St Edburg’s in Bicester, St Laurence’s in Caversfield, St Mary’s in Launton and St Peter’s in Bucknell.

Mrs Breed will take up residence in Bicester with her husband and two teenage children over the summer.

St Edburg’s has been without a Rector since July last year when Canon Theresa Scott retired.

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12:40am Sun 22 Jun 14

Myron Blatz says...

Presumably all the local Christians didn't leave the faith or defect to Catholicism, whilst patiently waiting for 12 months? Does beg the question as to whether we actually need vicars or churches when God is always there for Christians, anyway? Likewise, why do Catholics need to confess to a Priest, when God is omnipotent, all-knowing and always there for mankind?
Presumably all the local Christians didn't leave the faith or defect to Catholicism, whilst patiently waiting for 12 months? Does beg the question as to whether we actually need vicars or churches when God is always there for Christians, anyway? Likewise, why do Catholics need to confess to a Priest, when God is omnipotent, all-knowing and always there for mankind? Myron Blatz
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12:22pm Mon 23 Jun 14

King Joke says...

Maybe nobody wanted to apply for a job whose title sounds so much like 'rectum'?
Maybe nobody wanted to apply for a job whose title sounds so much like 'rectum'? King Joke
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