St James welcomes new rector
Revd Dr Mark Marais OSPB. GRAAFF-REINET — On Sunday, January 28 at 08:00, the Rt Revd Paddy Glover, Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of George will institute and install the Revd Dr Mark Marais OSPB as Rector of the Anglican Parish of St James, Graaffreinet (including the Churches of Holy Trinity, Kendrew, St Mary and All Saints, Aberdeen, and St Paul’s, Steytlerville).
Bishop Glover will then proceed to Confirm three candidates.
The three Confirmation candidates are Waylon du Plessis, Lolitha Hans and Cowan Swartz.
Over the past year, the Revd Dr Noëljean Creille has been preparing the three candidates, as part of his duties at St James as Assistant Priest.
Dr Marais will celebrate 30 years of ordained ministry this year, having been ordained as a Deacon in 1988 in