The diocese of Fredericton has its first woman priest - but she was not ordained in the diocese. The Rev. Brenda McKnight was appointed to the pastoral care department of the Saint John Regional Hospital. Once her appointment was made, Archbishop Harold Nutter licensed her immediately.
Photo consists of a group photo of kindergarten children, a clergyman, and missionaries. Verso says: Back row - Mr. Gale, Rinko Koyima (Kg. tr.), Miss Ryan (United church missionary), Mae Walker, Frances Hawkins, Mrs. Kimura (Kg Tr.), Helen Bailey. (Miss Hawkins and I are both teaching in the kindergarten. Miss Bailey concentrates on the church work.) These are the children who didn't graduate and will still be in kindergarten for another year.