The Reverend Melanie Calabrigo has been appointed Priest-in-Charge of St. Philip, Dunbar (50% time) until April 11 when she will be succeeded by another Priest-in-Charge for the duration of the process in recommending a new rector to the bishop. Rev. Calabrigo will continue in her other ministry as half-time priest for the St. Hildegard's Santuary congregation of St. Faith, Vancouver.
The Reverend Lucy Price, Vicar of Holy Cross, Vancouver has notified the Bishop John and the parish that she will be leaving effective April 30 and does so with regret. Her family are relocating elsewhere in the diocese and for this reason she will end her appointment. The parish has asked the bishop for a direct appointment.
Bishop John has accepted the resignation of the Reverend Andre Stephany, Rector of St. Clement, Lynn Valley. Andre is returning to Europe and his last Sunday will be May 16. The parish profile will be posted soon and a Priest-in-Charge who will serve during the search process for a new rector will be announced imminently.
The Reverend PJ O’Maoil Mheana, AKA Fr. Luke, Rector of Church of the Holy Trinity, White Rock has returned to Europe to be close to family and friends as he receives medical treatment. He is not expected to return to Canada. The Reverend Arthur Nash is Priest-in-Charge.