As Cathedral Deacon, Bonnie supports the Cathedral Congregations, and its leaders, in their participation in God’s mission in service to the poor, needy, and oppressed. Bonnie also takes leadership with new initiatives in consultation with the Dean of the Cathedral. The deacon also serves liturgically for Sunday and special services proclaiming the Gospel, setting the table, preaching on the needs of the world and sending the congregations out to serve the Lord. In addition, Bonnie also serves liturgically and/or as Chaplain to the Bishop, as is appropriate during ECCT gatherings, and services at our Cathedral.
Prior to serving as Cathedral Deacon, Bonnie served Trinity Episcopal Church on Sigourney Street in Hartford.
Bonnie serves the Episcopal Church in CT holding positions on the Deacon’s Council and the Mission Council. She is the convener of The Food Ministry Network. Bonnie is passionate in her ministry with people who experience food insecurity and the Racial Healing, Justice and Reconciliation Network.
Bonnie is a member of The Association For Episcopal Deacons, attending annual Archdeacon and Deacon and Deacon Directors meetings for the formation and life-long education of deacons.
Bonnie was born and grew up in Southern Connecticut. She is a life-long member of the Episcopal Church in CT. Prior to Ordination, Bonnie was a member of the Greater Hartford Regional Ministry Bonnie answered her call and after trying on a new process for deacon formation, she was Ordained to the Sacred Order of The Diaconate in 2012.
Bonnie attended Hartford Hospital School of Allied Health, graduating as a Certified Surgical Technician in 1974. She recently retired from Hartford Hospital after 45 years of service holding many positions within Perioperative Services as a Surgical Technician. Bonnie likes to do counted cross stich, read and cook. Family means the world to Bonnie. She considers her greatest accomplishments to being a devoted mother, mother-in-law and grandmother.