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Clergy in Motion – August 8

Clergy in Motion, August 8


  • The Rev. Canon Michael Burgess has been appointed Honorary Assistant of St. Peter and St. Simon the Apostle as of August 6, 2023.

Vacant Incumbencies

Clergy from outside the diocese with the permission of their bishop may apply through the Diocesan Executive Assistant, Canon Mary Conliffe.

Bishop’s Direct Appointment Process – (receiving names):

Please contact Bishop Andrew Asbil for

Please contact Bishop Riscylla Shaw for

  • St. George, Haliburton

Please contact Bishop Kevin Robertson for

Parish Selection Committee Process

First Phase – (not yet receiving names):

  • Christ Church, St. James
  • St. Martin in-the-Fields

Second Phase –  (receiving names via Bishop):

Third Phase –  (no longer receiving names):

  • Grace Church on-the-Hill
  • St. James Cathedral

Ordinations & Receptions

  • The Rev. Jessica Dowling will be ordained a Priest at St. Margaret, New Toronto on Sunday, September 24th, 2023 at 4:00pm.

Celebrations of New Ministry

  • The Rev. Richard Webb – Incumbent of St. John, York Mills – September 17, 2023 at 10:00am.


Bishop Andrew Asbil will be on summer vacation from August 5 – September 4. During this time, the following Commissaries have been appointed:

August 5 – August 15 – Bishop Philip Poole

August 16 – September 4 – Bishop Peter Fenty