Order of Niagara

Order of Niagara

The first group of recipients were installed into the Order of Niagara at the Service of Jubilation, at Hamilton Place, on Sunday, May 28, 2000.  Parishes are invited to nominate a person annually, who has given of themselves to the parish, diocese and the Church. It is a way of honouring the laity and the their ministry in the diocese. The Bishop of the Diocese will also nominate people to the Order of Niagara.

When to wear your order

  • Any diocesan occasion
    • synod service of any kind
    • a visit by the bishop to your parish
    • at the installation of new members of the Order of Niagara
  • If you wear military medals, they may be worn with the order
  • The order of precedence in this case:
    • the Order of Canada
    • the Order of Ontario
    • any Order of the Commonwealth or foreign nation
    • the Order of Niagara
  • You may use the initials, O.N. after your name (e.g. John Doe, O.C., O.N.)
  • Upon the death of a member of the Order of Niagara, the medallion may be placed on the casket.