Canon 6 governs ownership of rectories, in addition to any alterations/repairs.

The following two documents relate to the purchase and ongoing maintenance of a Rectory; each is available for download:

1. Rectory Policy:

  • identifies the criteria required when either purchasing or building a new rectory.

2. Policy for Rectory Maintenance:

  • outlines the importance of proper maintenance practices, including regular inspection requirements;

Carleton Fund

The Carleton Fund provides grant funding to assist parishes with the maintenance of clergy-occupied rectories. The Fund is administered by the Trusts Committee. For additional information and application forms and procedures, please refer to the Grants and Funding page.

Purchase & Sale of a Rectory

Please refer to the Purchase & Sale of Property page.

Guidelines Re: The Sale of Rectories and the Use of Funds Therefrom

For more information, contact Wendy Pearson, Property Resources Specialist, at 416-363-6021, ext. 245 (1-800-668-8932).