The Revd Michael Frederick Leah KGOT, GSM, UN

November 14 2017Michael Leah died on 3 November in Melbourne.

After studies in Chester (UK) he was Ordained Deacon in 1970 in the Diocese of St Arnaud and to the priesthood in 1971.

He served as Deacon, Assistant Priest and Vicar of St Arnaud; Rector of Beaufort (Ballarat); Chaplain of St Anne’s Girls’ Grammar School (Gippsland); Lay Reader, Deacon and Assistant Priest of Swan Hill; Vicar of Manangatang; Assistant Priest of St Peter’s Coburg/Fawkner 2004; Assistant Priest of St George’s East Ivanhoe 2004-05; Assistant Priest St Peter’s Coburg/Fawkner 2006-09; Senior Chaplain SKT 2009-12. Retired 2009, PTO Melb 2011, Senior Chaplain Emeritus Australian Priory of the Scottish Knights Templar 2012.

A Requiem Eucharist was held at St George’s East Ivanhoe on Monday 13 November.

We give thanks to God for the life and ministry of Father Michael Leah and pray for his wife Coral, his family and friends at this time.

May he rest in peace and rise in glory