Bishop John Salt, who will have been known to many readers of New Directions, died on 7 February. After training for Holy Orders at Kelham Theological College he spent most of his ministry in the Province of Southern Africa. He served as Dean of Eshowe and Archdeacon of Zululand before being consecrated to the See of St Helena in 1999. He was Superior of the Oratory of the Good Shepherd between 1996 and 2005. In 2011 he retired to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, where his retirement ministry was valued by locals and pilgrims alike. He will be very greatly missed, and we extend our particular condolences to the Superior and brethren of the OGS.

O God, who didst cause thy servant John to enjoy the dignity of a Bishop in the apostolic Priesthood: grant, we beseech thee, that he may evermore be joined unto the fellowship of the same. Through Christ our Lord.