Diocesan News


Katherine Walker and Paul Schumacher Recommended by ACPO

The Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination, which is responsible for a national discernment process advisory to bishops, has recommended two Diocese of British Columbia candidates for postulancy. Master... Read More

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Richard Stetson Named Canon of the Diocese

On May 14, at a service of Confirmation and Renewal of Baptismal Vows, Bishop Logan McMenamie installed The Rev Richard Stetson (incumbent, Parish of Salt Spring) as a canon of the diocese.  Read More


Brian Evans Set to Retire

The Venerable Brian Evans, incumbent of St Paul in Nanaimo has announced his resignation effective August 31, 2017 and will retire from active ministy. We wish Brian well as he transitions into a new phase of his... Read More

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Former St John the Evangelist Property Sold

In April 2016, the parish of St John the Evangelist in Ladysmith voted 81% in favour of disestablishing (terminating the legal entity of the parish) because of lack of funds and an aging membership. This closure... Read More

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May 2017 Diocesan Post

 In this issue: Shared Minsitry on Gabriola Island, Emerging Communities, Cowichan Comino is Born. Read More

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Ghosts that We Knew: My Journey to Alert Bay

By Dawna Wall On March 24-26 Diocesan Council held its monthly meeting in Alert Bay so it could spend time with Chief Debra Hanuse, band council members and elders of the 'Namgis First Nation. Read more about this... Read More

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Bishop Logan's Easter Message

Sisters and Brothers,   As we come to the end of Holy Week and prepare to celebrate the Sunday of the Resurrection, I send you my love and blessing. Thank you all for your continued faithfulness to the Gospel and... Read More


Bill Poppy Takes a Leave From Diocese

The Rev Bill Poppy, deacon at St Philip, Cedar will take a leave-of-absence from diocesan duties effective May 1 and until further notice in order to do some much-anticipated travel. Read More

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Bruce Bryant-Scott Appointed Interim, South Cowichan

The bishop has appointed Bruce Bryant-Scott interim priest-in-charge at St John the Baptist, South Cowichan effective May 10.  Read More

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Meagan Crosby-Shearer Moves to St Matthias

Meagan Crosby-Shearer has resigned as assistant curate at St Barnabas in Victoria effective April 30 in order to assume the part-time incumbency at St Matthias, Victoria effective May 1. Read More