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Wednesday, 15 May 2024 10:10

Teresia Derlén Elected Bishop of the Diocese of Härnösand

Many of us will have fond memories of Teresia, who served in the benefice as a priest between 2012-2019. Teresia has just been elected as the new Bishop of Härnösand, a diocese in the north of Sweden. 

"It's overwhelming. It is a great honour, but an equally great responsibility. I am grateful for the trust that the Diocese of Härnösand has given me and I look forward to getting to know my new employees and diocesan residents," she said, immediately after she received the news.

Teresia will be consecrated bishop at a ceremony in Uppsala Cathedral on 22 September, succeeding the diocese's current bishop Eva Nordung-Byström, who is retiring after ten years in the post.

You can read all about it here, New bishop elected for the Diocese of Härnösand - Diocese of Härnösand (svenskakyrkan.se) (see website) but you may need the help of Google Translate! 

We are sending our congratulations to Teresia and Mattias. Please keep them in your prayers.

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