Central Newfoundland

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Ordinations

The Rt. Rev’d. John E. Watton ordained Deacon Geraldine Poirier to the sacred order of the diaconate on August 25th, 2021, at St. Peter’s Church in Twillingate. …

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Yvonne receives her certificate from the Rev’d Hannah Dicks
The Rev’d Hannah DicksCentral Newfoundland

New Lay Minister in Gambo

Yvonne Cheater was inducted as a licensed lay minister and eucharistic assistant in the Parish of Gambo at a service of the Holy Eucharist, at …

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Pictured above are The Rev’d Eli Cross, Harry Wareham, and Estrella Ford (widow of Derrick), along with members of the family
The Rev’d Eli CrossCentral Newfoundland

Processional Cross Made For St. Nicholas’ Church in Amherst Cove

St Nicholas’ Anglican Church was constructed at Amherst Cove in the 1890s, and has witnessed a story of perseverance for more than a century. No …

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Lisa ButlerCentral Newfoundland

55 Years of Dedicated Service

On Easter Sunday, 2021, Gloria Penney, the organist at St. Aidan’s Church in Port Blandford, was recognized for 55 years of dedicated service! Her service …

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Fogo Quilts
The Rev’d Charlie CoxCentral Newfoundland

Quilts Donated to Longterm Care Home in Fogo

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the ACW of the Church of the Holy Spirit, Fogo Island East parish, has been limited in their ways to reach …

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The Rt. Rev'd John WattonCentral Newfoundland

Making The Effort to Engage and Listen to Each Other

I write this for you shortly after the most recent House of Bishops meeting. Traditionally, we gather both spring and fall at Mount Carmel Monastery …

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The Rt. Rev'd John WattonApril 2021

The Realities of Deconstruction In The Church

In the Diocese of Central Newfoundland, long before COVID-19, we began to use a number of words and phrases that were reflective of three things. …

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The Rev’d Eli Cross and Glenn
Anglican LifeCentral Newfoundland

New Lay Minister and Eucharistic Assistant

Recently, the Rt. Rev’d John Watton, Bishop of the Central Diocese, announced that Glenn Freake of Port Union had been granted Licenses in Lay Ministry …

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Original artwork by Bishop John Watton
The Rt. Rev'd John WattonCentral Newfoundland

God Is Walking With Us

I often return to Luke’s story about two disciples traveling to Emmaus after Jesus had died. They met a man along the road and began …

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Ordinations During A Pandemic—The Diocese of Central Newfoundland

On October 14th Bishop John Watton Ordained the Rev’d Diana Sacrey to the Order of Deacons at St. Martin’s Cathedral in Gander. On October 28th, …

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