Ken Mason (bishop)

Kenneth Bruce "Ken" Mason AM[1] is a retired Australian Anglican bishop.

Mason was educated at the University of Queensland[2] and ordained in 1953.[3] His first position was as a curate at Gilgandra. He then held incumbencies at Darwin and Alice Springs. From 1965 to 1968 he was Dean of Trinity College, Melbourne. As a professed member of the Brotherhood of the Good Shepherd, Mason was known as "Brother Aiden" until his consecration as a bishop. In 1968 he was ordained to the episcopate as the Bishop of the Northern Territory,[4] a position he held until 1983. From 1983 to 1993 Mason was Chairman of the Anglican Board of Mission.


  1. Anglican Archives
  2. Who was Who 1987-1990: London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3457-X
  3. Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. Historyof Diocese
Religious titles
Preceded by
Inaugural appointment
Bishop of the Northern Territory
Succeeded by
Clyde Maurice Wood

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