Meet Deacon Linda Rosengren
Dear People of God,
People often say that when one door closes, God opens another. Though this wisdom is not Biblical, I often find it to be true. When Bob Dannals announced that he would accept a prestigious Interim Rector position in Palm Beach this school year, I was saddened. Bob is so talented and he and I were such a great team. But how could I stand in his way with such an opportunity for him and for this great parish down south? Thanks be to God for Gee Alexander, Saundra Kidd and Father Raja who supports our immigrant ministry. I was not left alone.
Just as I was pondering a fall without Bob, a new deacon came to my attention. Her name is Linda Rosengren. After serving as a chaplain at Baptist Hospital for 15 years, where Linda ran support groups for parents whose child died, Linda retired and started attending the Cathedral. With the Bishop’s blessing, she joined us on staff this past Sunday. Linda is a great liturgist as well as a former teacher and pastor. She will assist me in heading up all the Vergers and acolytes as well as working to support our ministry to parents and children. Her title is Deacon for Liturgy and Formation.
And so God opened a door for us. And I am thankful.
In Christ’s love,