People In The News

Sympathy (Mrs. Mary Lizotte)

Posted: October 20, 2021

Deepest sympathy to Lorna Shaw, Administrative Assistant at Cathedral Place, and family, on the death of her mother, Mary, on October 17.  Please remember Lorna and her family in your thoughts and prayers.  A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  

Appointment (Canon Terry DeForest)

Posted: October 18, 2021

Canon Terry DeForest has been appointed interim priest in charge of All Saints, Hamilton, on a part time basis and for a limited term contract.  

Resignation (Archdeacon for Leadership)

Posted: October 12, 2021

The Venerable Michael Patterson has resigned from the diocesan position of Archdeacon for Leadership.  He will continue to minister as Rector of Church of the Incarnation, Oakville, on a half-time basis.  

Sympathy (Mrs. Rosemary Styles)

Posted: October 7, 2021

Our deepest sympathy to the Reverend James Styles (retired 1994) on the death of his wife, Rosemary, on October 3.  Funeral service and visitation will be held at Church of the Ascension, Hamilton, on October 8.  Please remember the Reverend Jim Styles, their son James, and the bereaved family, in your thoughts and prayers. 

Resignation (The Reverend Kevin Cull)

Posted: October 6, 2021

The Reverend Kevin Cull has submitted his resignation as Priest-in-Charge of St. Paul's, Dunnville, and All Saints, Hamilton, effective October 31.  He has accepted the position to be Priest-in-Charge of St. James, Fergus, beginning November 1.  

Appointment (The Reverend Canon Dr. Cathie Crawford Browning)

Posted: October 6, 2021

Dr. Cathie Crawford Browning has been appointed interim priest-in-charge of St. John the Divine, Cayuga, part time, effective October 1.

Appointment (Canon Matthew Griffin)

Posted: October 1, 2021

The Bishop has appointed the Reverend Canon Matthew Griffin, effective October 1, to serve as Canon Pastor for the diocese.  In his role, Matthew will act as a resource person and mediator in support of the informal resolution process of the diocesan Safe Church Policy.

Sympathy (The Reverend Donald Eustace)

Posted: October 1, 2021

The Reverend Donald Eustace passed away on September 29th.  Our deepest sympathy to his wife, Christel, and their family.  Don was retired from ministry and had served in Quebec, Ottawa and Niagara.  Cremation has taken place and a private family service will be held, with interment of remains taking place at a later time.  Please remember the family in your thoughts and prayers.  Condolences can be made at

Congratulations (Canon Alison D'Atri)

Posted: September 8, 2021

Congratulations are offered to Canon Alison D'Atri who marks 35 years of faithful service to the diocese in September. We give thanks to God for Canon D'Atri's ongoing ministry and for the many ways she offers exceptional administrative support, pastoral care, and wise counsel to the bishops, clergy and people of Niagara. 

Sympathy (Hugh Haney, O.N.)

Posted: August 10, 2021

Our deepest sympathy to the bereaved family and parish community of St. Christopher's, Burlington, on the death of Hugh Haney, O.N., on August 7.