Temporary Appointment of Interim Minister at Kirk Onchan
With effect from 15 July, The Revd Alessandra di Chiara, Associate Vicar of the Parish of St George and All Saints, will become Interim Minister at St Peter’s, Onchan, for a period of 12 months. There will be a service of commissioning to inaugurate Revd Alessandra’s ministry at 7.30 pm in St Peter’s, Onchan, on Monday 15 July.
This follows from the Diocesan Statement issued on Monday 8 July:
'The Revd Canon Clive Burgess has been suspended from office. This is a neutral act, and should not be taken to imply any wrongdoing on the part of Canon Burgess. During the period of suspension he must not exercise any duty of the office of priest without the Bishop’s permission. The Bishop will make a further announcement if there is any change to this situation.'