Information for Clergy

Schedule of Events for Clergy

Friday, November 18

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Meeting and lunch for the clergy of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at Trinity Church, 1329 Jackson Ave, New Orleans. RSVP here by October 19.
4:30 p.m. Consecration Rehearsal. Only those with specific roles in the service need to attend.
6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave, New Orleans. RSVP here by October 19.


Saturday, November 19

Ordination and Consecration of the Rev. Canon Shannon Rogers Duckworth as the 12th Bishop of Louisiana
Christ Church Cathedral, 2919 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans

10:00 a.m. Cathedral doors open
10:15 am Clergy  to vest (Deacons and Priests vest in cassock, surplice, and white stole.)
10:45 am Clergy to be vested for the processional
11:00 a.m. Service of Ordination and Consecration followed by a light reception.RSVP here by October 19.


Hotel Room Block

A block of 25 rooms has been reserved at Hotel Indigo New Orleans Garden District at a rate of $189 per night. To reserve your room, call 504-522-3650. The group block will expire on October 18.

The Hotel Indigo is located at 2203 St Charles Ave, New Orleans. If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Joy Shackelford, executive assistant to the canon to the ordinary, at or (504) 895-6634.


Please RSVP by October 19. If you need assistance, please contact Karen Mackey at

Information for the Clergy and Ministry Leaders of the Diocese

Banner Procession

The liturgy will begin with a banner procession, featuring banners from all the churches and institutions of the diocese. Each church/school/organization will need to select a banner bearer, responsible for bringing your banner, pole, and stand, and representing your institution in the procession.


Deacons and Priests vest in cassock, surplice, and white stole.

Information for the Deans of the Diocese


Each deanery is invited to provide a crucifer and two torchbearers from within the deanery. Please bring a processional cross and two torches to the Cathedral.

1623 Seventh Street
New Orleans, LA 70115
Phone: (504) 895-6634
Fax: (504) 208-3511

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