Convocation 2020

November 12, 2020

The keynote speaker for Yale Divinity School’s Convocation was our own Presiding Bishop, The Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry, ‘78. On Thursday, October 15, Curry spoke on “Love is the Way: Holding on to Hope in Troubling Times,” which is the title of his new book. Bishop Curry’s address can be viewed here.

On Tuesday, October 20  Berkeley hosted its Convocation Evensong and Cheney Lecture, which included the conferral of honorary degrees. Cheney Lecturer Dr. Jenny Te Paa-Daniel, noted Maori theologian and former dean of Te Rau Kahikatea-College of St. John the Evangelist in Auckland, New Zealand, will spoke on “Redeeming Anglican Imperialism … . We can, we must, we will.”  Dr. Te Paa’s address can be viewed here.

Joining Dr. Te Paa as recipients of degrees honoris causa were Poulson Reed, M.Div ’97, Bishop of the Diocese of Oklahoma, and Samuel Lloyd III, former dean of the National Cathedral and rector of Trinity Church Boston.