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A Good Advent

Sarah Mullally

32 pages
SPCK Group
A Good Advent, the first published work by the new Bishop of London Rt Revd Dame Sarah Mullally, provides an inspiring and thought-provoking introduction to the Advent season. The booklet also includes details of how to download the accompanying free app which will provide a daily devotion throughout Advent.
Author Bio

The Rt Revd and Rt Hon Dame Sarah Mullally DBE was installed as the 133rd Bishop of London at St Paul’s Cathedral on 12th May. She now sits in the House of Lords as one of the Lords Spirituals, having be introduced on 24th May. She was sworn as a member of the Privy Council on 14th March 2018.

The Right Reverend Sarah Mullally DBE (aged 55) studied first at South Bank University for her BSc followed by a MSc and then at Heythrop College, University of London where she got her MA. She was awarded Honorary Doctorates of Science from Bournemouth University, (2004), University of Wolverhampton (2004) and University of Hertfordshire (2005) and was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire in 2005 for her contribution to nursing and midwifery.

She is a late ordinand who before ordination was Chief Nursing Officer in the Department of Health. She trained for the ministry at the South East Institute for Theologian Education and served her first curacy at Battersea Fields in Southwark Diocese from 2001 to 2006. From 2006 to 2012 she was Team Rector at Sutton in Southwark Diocese. From 2012 to 2015 she was Canon Residentiary and Canon Treasurer at Salisbury Cathedral before taking up her role in 2015 as Suffragan Bishop of Crediton in the Diocese of Exeter.
Bishop Sarah is married to Eamonn and they have two children. She has continued her interest in the health service having been a non executive director at The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust then at Salisbury NHS Foundation Hospital. She is a member of Council at King’s College London University. She is a novice potter.