Michael Hooper (bishop)

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Michael Hooper
Bishop of Ludlow
DioceseDiocese of Hereford
In office2002–2009
PredecessorJohn Saxbee
SuccessorAlistair Magowan
Other postsAssistant bishop in Worcester (2010–present)[1]
ex officio also Archdeacon of Ludlow (2002–2009)
Archdeacon of Hereford (1997–2002)
Orders
Ordination1965 (deacon); 1966 (priest)
Consecration2002
Personal details
Born (1941-05-02) 2 May 1941 (age 77)
DenominationAnglican
SpouseRosemary Edwards (m. 1968)
Children2 sons; 2 daughters
Alma materSt David's College, Lampeter

Michael Wrenford Hooper (born 2 May 1941) is a retired Anglican bishop in the Church of England. He was the suffragan Bishop of Ludlow from 2002 to 2009.[2]

Hooper was educated at the Crypt School in Gloucester and the University of Wales, Lampeter. He was ordained in 1966 and became a curate at St Mary Magdalene's Bridgnorth[3] and was then, successively, priest in charge at Habberley; Rural Dean of Pontesbury,[4] and then Leominster;[5] and finally, before his ordination to the episcopate, the Archdeacon of Hereford. He is married with four children.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Worcester Diocesan News – April 2010[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Anglican Communion
  3. ^ A church near you
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009, Church House Publishing, ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
  5. ^ Debrett's People of Today, London, Debrett's, 2008, ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
  6. ^ "Hooper, Rt Rev. Michael Wrenford", Who's Who 2012, A & C Black, 2012; online edition, Oxford University Press, December 2011 [1], accessed 5 July 2012.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
John Saxbee
Bishop of Ludlow
2002–2009
Succeeded by
Alistair Magowan