On November 28th, Archdeacon Samuel Rose was elected to be the next Bishop of Eastern Newfoundland & Labrador onthe fourth ballot.
The Consecration of the new Bishop will take place on December 15th, the feast of St. Simon Gibbons.
The Anglican Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador comprises about 30,000 adherents in 38 different parishes in communities throughout the Avalon Peninsula and most of Labrador. It supports a large range of ministries and services for people of all ages.
The day after the election, that being the first Sunday of Advent, Bishop-elect Rose extended this greeting to his diocese, and to the wider world: