Diocesan News

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October 2017 Diocesan Post

In this issue: Fiesta Time! Celebrating Diversity in Sooke, Gifts of the Spirit, Drawing the Circle Wide. Download this issue below. Read More


PWRDF Supports Relief Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

This year has been a particularly bad one for emergency relief needs, with all the previously predicted global warming emergencies due to hurricanes, severe flooding, drought and famine throughout the sub-tropics,... Read More


2017 We Together Conference Wraps Up

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the family of faith we call the Diocese of Islands and Inlets this past weekend (September 15-16). By coming together to pray, learn and share, we have taken another... Read More

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Ruth Dantzer Appointed University of Victoria Chaplain

The bishop has announced the permanent appointment of Ruth Dantzer as the Anglican chaplain at UVic's Multifaith Services department, effective September 1, 2017. Ruth assumed the role on an iterim basis in January,... Read More


Peter Parker Appointed Interim, Parish of Central Saanich

The bishop has announced the appointment of The Rev Canon Peter Parker as interim priest-in-charge of the Parish of Central Saanich (St Mary, Saanichton & St Stephen, South Saanich) effective October 1, 2017. Read More


Brian Evans Appointed Diocesan Stewardship Officer

Bishop Logan McMenamie has announced the appointment of The Ven Brian Evans as diocesan stewardshp officer, effective September 11, 2017. This appointment is part of a diocesan effort (as affirmed by Synod and... Read More

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2017 EFM Graduation

By Phyllis Thompson May 10, 2017 was a special day for three individuals who were honoured for having completed the diocese’s four-year Education for Ministry program. A graduation Eucharist and luncheon were held... Read More

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Milestones, Memorials and Celebrations

by Robert Quicke This year is shaping up to be one of great historic significance, not only through world events, but especially for those of us here in Canada. One such event took place this past June 4, when... Read More

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Celebrating 150 Years on Salt Spring Island

By Terry Jones Sunday, May 14, marked the 125th anniversary of St. Mark’s Anglican Church on Salt Spring Island with The Rt. Rev. Dr. Logan McMenamie presiding at the 3:00 p.m. choral evensong, assisted by rector,... Read More

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Cathedral launches “The Friends of Christ Church Cathedral”

By Ed Lewis Over 130 people attended a Festal Evensong on Sunday, May 28 at Christ Church Cathedral, Victoria, to help launch an exciting initiative known as “The Friends of Christ Church Cathedral.” Malcom Read,... Read More