The Reverend Jennie Hogan
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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.

Blog Entries by The Reverend Jennie Hogan

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

(9) Comments | Posted 20 November 2012 | (00:00)

The insiders are saying it's on a knife edge. It may be a matter of only two votes. The three houses of the General Synod - Bishops, Clergy and Laity - are making a crucial decision this week. The house of Laity is proving to be the most stubborn on...

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The Art of Ink is Back

(5) Comments | Posted 26 May 2012 | (01:00)

The art of ink is back. The creative act of the cursive script with lavish loops and lines bleeding into textured paper is returning to true desktops all over the world. Pen makers and stationers are seeing a significant increase in sales of fountain pens.

In the past five...

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The New Inquisition

(196) Comments | Posted 15 February 2012 | (00:00)

There is a ruined castle hidden high up on a French mountain top where a group of Christians were starved, tortured, pummelled and poked. The Cathar community in Montaillou were as hardy as they were resourceful but still the inquisition got the better of them.

Some Christians in Britain may...

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Tents, Frocks and Strops

(0) Comments | Posted 4 November 2011 | (00:00)

It's not every day you see a friend on the front page of The Guardian. The last time I saw Canon Giles Fraser we were polishing off a bottle of Campari in a pub down the road from St Paul's. When he resigned I couldn't decide whether he was a...

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