A New Call for Richard Norman ‘93


The Rev. Canon Richard H. Norman, Class of 1993, has been named the new Canon to the Ordinary for the Diocese of Southwest Florida, following the retirement of the Rev. Canon Michael Durning, Class of 1987. Since April 2018 he has served as the Canon for Mission and Ministry.

Before the call to the Diocese of Southwest Florida, Norman served as Rector of Grace Episcopal Church and School, Monroe, LA since 2013. His prior ministry experience includes service at St. Mark’s Cathedral, Minneapolis, Minn; Church of the Redeemer, Greenville, S.C.; All Saints, Chevy Chase, Md.; and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Abbeville, La.  He also served as priest in charge of parishes in the Diocese of London. He holds S.T.M. and M.Div. degrees from General, an M.A. and B.Sc. from Louisiana State University and has trained in Congregational Wellness, and Stephen Ministry.