Wednesday, February 11, 2009

On this day in Anglican History - from the Episcopal Cafe

from the Lead at Episcopal Cafe...

[Photo credit: The Rev. Ann Fontaine]

In September 1988, Barbara Harris was elected suffragan bishop of the Diocese of Massachusetts. On February 11, 1989, she was consecrated a bishop, the first woman to be ordained to the episcopate in the worldwide Anglican Communion. (Source; also)

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