Bishop Boyd celebrates 25 years as a priest
Thursday, July 05, 2012
Congratulations to our own alumnus,
the Rt. Rev. Laish Boyd Sr. (class of '79), on 25 years as a priest!
Taken from The Tribune newspaper - Thursday, July 5th, 2012:
Anglicans from throughout the Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas and The Turks & Caicos Islands joined family, friends, and members of the wider community at Christ Church Cathedral, George Street, on June 28 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Right Reverend Laish Zane Boyd Sr., bishop of The Diocese of The Bahamas and The Turks & Caicos Islands.
The service took the form of a Pointifical Eucharist, with Bishop Boyd as the Celebrant.....
A lifelong Anglican and son of St. Agnes Parish, Grants Town, Bishop Boyd was born to the late Ruth C. Boyd (nee McNeil) and the late Wilton E. Boyd.
His early schooling took place at Quarry Mission and Wilton Albury Primary Schools, and Cathedral Day School. He continued his education at The Government High School and St. Andrew's School, where he was Head Boy.
In 1983, he graduated from King's College at Dalhouseie University, Halifax, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Classics. In 1986, he completed studies at Codrington Theological College, St. John, Barbados with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology for the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill campus.
In 1986, he was ordained Deacon in St. Agnes Church, by the late Bishop Michael Eldon, and on June 24th, 1987...he was ordained Priest.
Over the past 25 years, Bishop Boyd has served the Diocese of The Bahamas and The Turks & Caicos Ilsnads in many capacities....
On February 24th, 2006, he was elected Diocesan Bishop and consecrated on June 29th, 2006....
Bishop Boyd is married to the former Joann M.A. Gray, and the father of three sons: Zane, Joash, and Nathan.