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Ken Good

Ken Good

Bishop of Derry and Raphoe
Ken Good
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Intro Bishop of Derry and Raphoe
Is Priest
From Ireland
Type Religion
Gender male
Birth 1 November 1952
Age 68 years
Star sign Scorpio
Trinity College Dublin
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Kenneth Raymond Good (born 1 November 1952) is a retired Church of Ireland (Anglican) Bishop who served as Bishop of Derry and Raphoe from 11 June 2002 - 31 May 2019.

Born on 1 November 1952 and educated at Trinity College, Dublin he was ordained in 1977. He began his career as a curate in Belfast after which he was chaplain and head of Religious Education at Ashton School, Cork.

In 1984 he became rector of Dunganstown; and in 1990 of Shankill Parish, Lurgan. His final appointment before elevation to the Episcopate was as Archdeacon of Dromore. Good was elected bishop of Derry and Raphoe on 13 March and consecrated on 11 June 2002. He announced his retirement in October 2018 and officially retired from the post in May 2019.

He was succeeded by The Right Rev’d. Andrew Forster, the former Archdeacon of Ardboe in the diocese of Armagh who was elected as the new Bishop in August 2019 and ordained in St Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh on 8 December 2019. He was then enthroned in the two diocesan cathedrals in St Columb’s in Derry and St Eunan’s Cathedral Raphoe at the beginning of January 2020.

Bishop Good praised his successor and described Bishop Andrew as the perfect choice for the Diocese of Derry and Raphoe and had confidence that he will serve the Diocese Faithfully and very well.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 25 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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