The Right Reverend Peter Eaton
Bishop of Southeast Florida
The Right Reverend Peter Eaton was consecrated on May 9, 2015, to be the bishop coadjutor of the Diocese of Southeast Florida and was seated as the fourth Bishop Diocesan of Southeast Florida on January 30, 2016. Previously, he served as Dean of Saint John’s Cathedral, Denver, from 2002 to 2015. Bishop Eaton is an experienced parish pastor, teacher, and community leader, and has served in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Salt Lake City, Utah, as well as in England and France.
The Venerable Canon Dr. J. Fritz Bazin
Archdeacon for Immigration and Social Justice
The Venerable Jean Fritz Bazin, D. Min., was appointed Archdeacon for Immigration and Social Justice in the fall of 2007. A native of Haiti, Bazin is fluent in four languages and moves easily among the many ethnic groups in the Diocese of Southeast Florida. Archdeacon Bazin received both his bachelor’s in Theology and a master’s degree in Divinity from the Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Caribbean in Puerto Rico. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1967 and went on to serve churches in Haiti, in Jamaica, Barbados and Brooklyn, New York. In 1980, he was named Human Rights Officer for the Caribbean Conference of Churches, based in Barbados. In that position, he also served as liaison officer for French and Latin American territories. More
Office for Transitional Ministries
3740 Holly Drive Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410 Fax: 561 799-0474 All enquiries and matters relating to seminarians and those still in the ordination process will be handled by Mrs. Brenda Rasmus. Please remember that the ordination process as a whole remains closed and under review; Brenda will continue to look after those who were already in the process under Bishop Frade (prior to its suspension). Please note that Brenda will also act as the first contact for Senior Wardens and Chairs of search committees in congregations that are in a transition of clergy leadership.
Eduardo S. Rivera
Interim Director of Communications
Mr. Eduardo S. Rivera, M.Div., is on the board of FORMA (an Organization that creates initiatives for Christian Formation throughout the Episcopal Church) and serves on the Council of Advice of the Missioner of Latino/Hispanic Ministry for The Episcopal Church. In addition to his many years of ministry in various capacities, Eduardo brings a wealth of experience in publishing, multimedia production & management, marketing, public relations. He lives in Weston with his loving spouse and four beautiful children. He is eager to hear and share all the good news from our Episcopal communities and entities.