the Rt. Rev’d. Santosh Marray
The Anglican Diocese of The Bahamas and The Turks and Caicos Islands offers congratulations to the Rt. Rev’d. Santosh Marray who was elected as the next Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Easton, Maryland, USA. He was elected on Saturday, 11th June, as Bishop-Elect in this Diocese which covers the eastern portion of the State of Maryland.
Bishop Marray is married to Nalini (Lynn), and the couple have two adult children – Ingram (married to Tennille and father of Arianna), who resides in the United States, and Amanda, who lives in New Providence, and is a member of St. Christopher’s Parish.
Santosh Marray was born and raised in Guyana. He tested his vocation at Codrington College and was ordained priest in 1981. He served in his native Diocese for eight years before coming to this Diocese in 1989. He served here for fourteen years in various capacities:
• Chaplain at St. Anne’s School/Assistant Priest at St. George’s, New Providence.
Bishop and Mrs. Marray are citizens of The Bahamas.
• Rector of St. Philip’s Parish, Inagua, and Rural Dean.
• Rector of Sts. Peter and Anne Parish, North Abaco.
• Rector of St. Margaret’s Parish, New Providence.
In 2003 he became the Rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, Florida. Thence he was elected as the third Bishop of the Diocese of Seychelles in the Province of the Indian Ocean. He went on to serve as an Assistant Bishop of the Diocese of East Carolina and currently serves as an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Alabama.
Bishop Marray will be installed as Bishop of Easton on 15th October 2016.