Diocesan News

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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


New FOCUS Theology Course Offering Set for Fall 2017

Want to know more about the history of your faith? Want to dig deeper into what it means to be a follower of Christ? This fall's FOCUS series might be just what you are looking for. FOCUS courses are designed to... Read More

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Bishop's "Youbou Statement" Calls on Anglicans to Reject Intolerance

Today, Bishop Logan McMenamie sent a pastoral letter to all members of the diocese (via the clergy) calling on them to "reject any interpretation of scripture that discriminates against others on any grounds... Read More


PWRDF Accepting Donations for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Just as with Hurricane Katrina in 2005, PWRDF is providing emergency aid and assitance to the USA for Hurricane Harvey, through its sister relief agency, Episcopal Relief and Development. To learn more and to donate... Read More