Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

Anglican Diocese Of Nova Scotia And Prince Edward Island

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Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

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The Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island is a diocese of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada of the Anglican Church of Canada. It encompasses the provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and has two cathedrals: All Saints' in Halifax and St. Peter's in Charlottetown. The synod offices are in Halifax.

History

The Diocese was created on 11 August 1787 by Letters Patent of George III which "erected the Province of Nova Scotia into a bishop's see" and these also named Charles Inglis as first bishop of the see.

Churches in the diocese that are designated heritage sites include:

Bishops

  • The Rt. Rev. Charles Inglis: D.D. Consecrated, August 12, 1787. Died, February 24, 1816.
  • The Rt. Rev. Robert Stanser: D.D. Consecrated, May 16, 1816. Died, December 23, 1828
  • The Rt. Rev. John Inglis: D.D. Consecrated, March 26, 1825. Died, October 27, 1850.
  • The Rt. Rev. Hibbert Binney: D.D. Consecrated, March 26, 1851. Died, April 30, 1887.
  • The Rt. Rev. Frederick Courtney: D.D., D.C.L. Consecrated, April 26, 1888. Died, December 29, 1918.
  • The Most Rev. Clarendon Lamb Worrell: M.A., D.D., D.C.L. Consecrated, October 18, 1904. Metropolitan of Canada, 1915. Primate of all Canada. 1931. Died, August 10, 1934.
  • The Most Rev. John Hackenley B.A., D.D. Consecrated. January 6, 1925. Metropolitan of Canada 1939. Died, November 16,......

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