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The Reverend Jennie Hogan

Chaplain and Faith Advisor at Goodenough College

The Reverend Jennie Hogan is a Priest in the Church of England.

Originally from Accrington, Lancashire, Jennie has lived in Paris, Havana, Chicago, and Avignon, and has made London her home for the past 15 years. She has a degree in Spanish and French from Goldsmiths, a post graduate diploma in Theology from Kings, a degree in Theology from Cambridge and is currently taking her Masters in Modern English Literature at Birkbeck.

After training at Westcott House, Cambridge, Jennie was ordained in 2004 at St Pauls Cathedral. She served her curacy at St Stephen's Rochester Row in Westminster, London, and went on to serve two years as Assistant Priest at All Hallows by the Tower, London, an ancient church founded in 675. She also served as the Chaplain to Chelsea College of Art and Camberwell School of Art during this time. She is now a full time Chaplain and Faith Advisor at Goodenough College in Bloomsbury, London. Goodenough College is an independent educational charity providing a home for outstanding international postgraduate students and their families, irrespective of background, where mutual understanding and respect are fostered and an appreciation of leadership, global citizenship and social responsibility is developed.

Jennie writes regularly for the Church Times, Don't Panic! and the Guardian Comment is Free blog, has broadcast on BBC and CBC radio, and is often a guest preacher at various churches across the country, including Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral, Jesus College Cambridge and Exeter College Oxford. She also works as an artist consultant and occasional performer with the Olivier award winning theatre company Duckie.

Jennie has written two novels and is currently seeking a publishing home for them.

A Woman's Place...Is in the House of Bishops

To say I have never had to fight would be incorrect. Things are changing, however; the gender ratio of those training for the priesthood is currently 50:50. Many predict that women will soon predominate.
20/11/2012 12:59 GMT

The Art of Ink is Back

For those who love them, pens are friends, adding a touch of class and reassurance every time.
25/05/2012 16:50 BST

The New Inquisition

As the Atheist Movement continues to fight against the voice of faith in public life here in the UK, Christians - and those of all faiths for that matter - need not batten down the hatches, but rather practice their faith and talk about it openly, unapologetic and unafraid.
14/02/2012 22:13 GMT

Tents, Frocks and Strops

"What would Jesus do?" everyone is asking. It's not outrageous to suggest that he would regularly sip a West End cappuccino with a prostitute friend on one side, and a desperate drug addict on the other. Certainly, the complexities of the modern world wouldn't scare him off.
03/11/2011 23:23 GMT