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Archbishop Colin Johnson- Installed as Bishop of Moosonee



Archbishop Colin Johnson, Metropolitan of Ontario, was installed as Bishop of Moosonee on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 7:30 pm in the Archbishop Anderson Memorial Church, Cochrane. The well attended Service was beautiful. Bishop John Chapman of Ottawa, acting as Metropolitan for the evening, installed the Tentth Bishop of Moosonee. The Service also included the blessing of oils, the renewal of Baptism Vows led by Primate Fred Hiltz and the renewal of ordination vows. On Thursday April 3, 2014 at 9:00 am, Archbishop Johnson was seated in the cathedra at St. Matthew's Cathedral, Timmins.  Moosonee's Ninth Bishop, The Right Reverend Thomas A. Corston was licenced as Assistant Bishop at the April 1st Service.

Summer 2014 Theology Course




The Diocese of Moosonee announces a summer Theology Course will be offered at Holy Trinity Parish, Cochrane ON by Thorneloe University School of Theology, Sudbury.  This summer's course is entitled "The Four Gospels". The Professor for the course will be The Rev. Dr. John Harvey.  Participants will have the option of taking the course for Credit ($375.00) or Auditing ($275.00) it.  To register contact Thorneloe University at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 705 673 1730 ext. 103.  The course is open to everyone, so please make this information known to friends in other Churches.  If you wish to have a poster and application form, contact Archdeacon Deborah at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 705 272 4310, or cell 705 221 0584.


The annual meeting of the Anglican Church Women of the Diocese of Moosonee will take place take place at the St. Thomas' Church Moose Factory, Ontario, from Friday, May 30th to Sunday, June 1st.  All parishes are invited to send delegates.  Registration cost is $25.00. For more information or to register, contact Trudy Sailor, 705 658 6599. Some billets are available for those not wishing to stay at motels. This year's Theme is:  Come to the Water.

Ordination in Kapuskasing

God Willing, Assistant Bishop Corston will ordain the Rev. Patricia Dorland, the Rev. Larry Armstong and the Rev. Norman Wesley to the Sacred Order of Priest on Friday, May 9th (Commemoration of Julian of Norwich) in St. Mark's Church, Kapuskasing beginning at 7:30 pm.  We are pleased to announce that Bishop Michael Hawkins, chair of the Council of the North will be guest preacher. Everyone is welcome. Layreaders and clergy are invited to vest. The colour will be white.

Watershed Great Chapter Meeting

The Watershed Deanery Great Chapter Meeting will be held on Saturday May 10, 2014 at St. Mark's, Kapuskasing. All wardens, treasurers, vestry clerks, lay readers and elected delegates are encouraged to attend. Others who are interested are also welcome.


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