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Sympathy (Mr. Reginald Pollard, O.N.)

Posted: August 6, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to Carol Pollard, O.N., and family, on the death of Reginald (Reg) Pollard, O.N., on August 5.  Reg has had a long and faithful association with St. Luke's, Burlington and St. John's, Ancaster.  Please remember the Pollard family in your thoughts and prayers.   

Sympathy (Canon Ruth Jefferson)

Posted: July 30, 2020

With sadness, we share the news that the Reverend Canon Ruth Jefferson died on July 29.  Ruth ministered as Diocesan Coordinator and later as Director of Program, as well as Honorary Assistant at St. James, Dundas and St. John's, Ancaster.  In addition, she also served in the dioceses of Kootenay, Rupert's Land, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.  She was pre-deceased by her husband, Canon Philip Jefferson.  Please keep her family, friends and colleagues in your thoughts and prayers as they mourn.  A graveside service is planned for Wednesday, August 5th, at Grove Cemetery, Dundas, at 10:00 a.m.

Congratulations (Ms. Jane Wyse)

Posted: July 24, 2020

Congratulations to Jane Wyse, Senior Administrative Assistant at Cathedral Place, on the birth of her first grandchild:  Zoey Anne, born July 24. Excited first time parents are Lindsay and Chris. Welcome to the world, Zoey!

Appointment (The Reverend William Roberts)

Posted: July 20, 2020

The Reverend William Roberts has accepted a position in the Diocese of Toronto, and will begin on August 1st as Rector of St. Mark's, Port Hope.  We wish him all the best in this new appointment.  

Sympathy (The Reverend Canon Lloyd Gesner)

Posted: July 20, 2020

The Reverend Canon Lloyd Gesner, retired priest, and former honorary assistant at St. Christopher's, Burlington, died on July 17.  Please remember the bereaved family in your thoughts and prayers.  

Sympathy (Mr. Eldon ("Eldie") Mondloch)

Posted: July 14, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to the Reverend Canon Dr. Michael Mondloch, Rector of St. Barnabas, St.Catharines, and family, on the death of his father, Eldon (Eldie), on July 13, in Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin. Due to the pandemic, the family will hold a private service. Please remember the Mondloch family in your thoughts and prayers.  

Resignation (The Reverend Deanne Keatings)

Posted: July 7, 2020

The Reverend Deanne Keatings has  submitted her resignation from St. Jude's, Oakville, having made the decision to not return to parish ministry at the conclusion of her parental leave on August 23.  This was not an easy decision, and we ask you to keep Deanne, Marty and Charlotte in your thoughts and prayers.    

Appointment (The Reverend Jeff Potter)

Posted: June 22, 2020

The Reverend Jeff Potter has accepted a full-time appointment to serve as the diocesan missioner and communications coordinator, effective September 1, 2020. Welcome to the diocese, Jeff!

Retirement (The Rev. Canon Dr. Sharyn Hall)

Posted: May 19, 2020

The Rev. Canon Dr. Sharyn Hall has announced her resignation as Assistant Priest at Christ's Church Cathedral, and her intention to retire effective August 31, 2020.  Wishing Sharyn all the best now and in her retirement.