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Clergy in Motion – May 14

Clergy in Motion, May 14


  • The Ven. William Gray (Montreal) has been appointed Acting Regional Dean of Peterborough for four months, as of May 1, 2019.
  • The Rev. Dawn Leger has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of St. John, West Toronto beginning June 15, 2019.
  • The Rev. Johanna Pak has been appointed part-time Assistant Curate of St. Mary Magdalene beginning July 1, 2019. Her appointment becomes full-time on August 16th.
  • The Ven. Stephen Vail has been appointed Dean of Toronto and Rector of St. James Cathedral beginning July 28, 2019.
  • The Rev. Canon Steven Mackison (Montreal) has been appointed Incumbent of Redeemer, Bloor St. beginning August 1, 2019. 

Vacant Incumbencies

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

Area Bishop’s Direct Appointment Process

  • St. Hilda, Fairbank
  • St. Peter, Oshawa

Parish Selection Committee Process

First Phase – (not yet receiving names):

  • Incarnation
  • St. Margaret in-the-Pines
  • St. Martin, Bay Ridges
  • Parish of Lakefield
  • Parish of Fenelon Falls

Second Phase –  (receiving names via Area Bishop):

  • Christ Church, Stouffville
  • Havergal College (part-time Chaplain)
  • St. Andrew by-the-Lake (Half Time)
  • St. Christopher (Associate Priest)

Third Phase –  (no longer receiving names):

  • N/A


  • The Rev. Morning Wang will be ordained a Priest at St. George on Yonge on Saturday May 25, 2019 at 4:00pm.

Celebrations of New Ministry

  • The Rev. Lucia Lloyd – Priest-in-Charge of St. John, Bowmanville – June 20, 2019 at 7:00pm.
  • The Rev. David Matthews – Incumbent of St. Thomas à Becket – June 16, 2019 at 4:00pm.
  • The Rev. Jeff Stone – Incumbent of St. Jude, Bramalea North – September 29, 2019 at 4:00pm.
  • The Rev. Jacqueline Daley – Priest-in-Charge of St. Margaret, New Toronto – October 27, 2019 at 4:00pm.
  • The Rev. Karen Hatch – Incumbent of Trinity, Aurora – May 30, 2019 at 7:00pm.


  • The Rev. Simon Davis has voluntarily relinquished the exercise of ministry as priest in the Anglican Church of Canada as of April 3, 2019.


  • The Rev. Dr. John Stephenson has announced his retirement. His last Sunday at St. John the Divine, Scarborough will be July 28, 2019.