The Rev. Michael Hardwick, in a letter dated Thursday, June 21, 2007, announced his intention to resign as Rector of Christ Church, Rolla, and his intention to be received into the Roman Catholic Church.Welcome home, Michael.
Father Hardwick preached his final services at Christ Church on Sunday, June 24. The Rt. Rev. Bishop George Wayne Smith presided.
Last week the Senior Warden and vestry of the church voted to accept his resignation. Standing Committee formally accepted his resignation in their June 26 meeting.
Thursday, July 05, 2007
Another Episcopal priest resigns to join the Catholic Church
~from the (Episcopal) Diocese of Missouri website (hat tip to Chris Johnson)