People In The News

Congratulations (Bishop Bird)

Posted: June 10, 2024

Congratulations to Bishop Michael Bird on his 40th anniversary of ordination to the diaconate on June 10.

Appointment (Canon Sue-Ann Ward)

Posted: June 4, 2024

The Reverend Canon Sue-Ann Ward has been appointed rector of Church of the Incarnation, Oakville, on a full-time basis, effective September 1, 2024.

Appointment (Dena Thomas)

Posted: May 31, 2024

The Reverend Dena Thomas has been appointed as assistant curate at St. Luke's, Hamilton and St. John the Evangelist, Hamilton under the direction of the community missioner, with the assistance of the rector of St. John the Evangelist, effective May 26, 2024.

Regional Dean for Greater Wellington

Posted: May 27, 2024

Congratulations to the Reverend Canon Paul Walker, Rector of St. John's, Elora, on his appointment as Regional Dean of Greater Wellington for a three-year period, effective September 14, 2024.

Appointment (Laurie Neil)

Posted: May 21, 2024

We are delighted to welcome our new Payroll, Pensions, and Benefits Administrator, Laurie Neil. In this role, Laurie will administer the monthly diocesan payroll, oversee the administration of employee pensions and benefits, and support the work of our diocesan finance team. You can reach Laurie via email at: or 905-527-1316 ext 510. Laurie will be taking over for Trish Foden who will be retiring at the end of May after more than a decade of service with the diocese. We are grateful to Trish for the dedication, care, and support that she has provided to the people and parishes of our diocese over the years. We hope she enjoys her well-earned retirement.

Appointment (Canon Dr. David Anderson)

Posted: May 1, 2024

The Reverend Canon Dr. David Anderson, Priest-in-Charge of St. Jude’s, Oakville, has been appointed Interim Archdeacon of Trafalgar from May 1, 2024 to July 31, 2024, during The Venerable Jeff Ward’s sabbatical.

Appointment (Nicola Zhang)

Posted: April 29, 2024

The Reverend Nicola Zhang has been appointed rector at St. Michael's, Hamilton, on a full-time basis, effective August 1, 2024.