Saturday, September 27, 2008

Congrats to the Rev. Holly Hollerith, next Bishop of the Diocese of Southern Virginia


The Rev. Holly Hollerith has been elected
the Tenth Bishop of Southern Virginia
on the Sixth Ballot


click below for more on his biography...


Herman (Holly) Hollerith, IV
Born: July 13, 1955
Married to Elizabeth Salmons; three children
Ordained to Priesthood in 1983
BS Denison University; M Div, Yale Divinity School
Canonical Status: Southern Virginia
Current Position: Rector, Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, VA
Previous Clergy Positions: Rector, Prince George Winyah, Georgetown, SC; Associate Rector, St. John’s, Lynchburg, VA; Priest in Charge, Christ Episcopal Church, Roanoke, VA; Assistant to Rector, Christ Episcopal Church, Roanoke, VA.

2 comments:

MadPriest said...

That's a man in the photo. You can't be a man and be called "Holly." You Americans get so confused about this naming business. Of course, if the new bishop is one of the girls and that's her handle, please ignore my comment.

Peter Carey said...

Well done, MadPriest!

You keep us all crying with laughter!