Friday, May 13, 2011

The Reverend François Trottier is Inducted!!

Bishop John, François, Cathy, David, Rob
On Tuesday, May 10th St. Barnabas celebrated with great joy the formal Induction of our priest, the Reverend François Trottier. The Rt. Reverend John Chapman, Bishop of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa presided.  He was assisted by our Diocesan  Executive Archdeacon, the Ven. David Selzer and the Ven. Rob Davis, Regional Archdeacon, while the Reverend Cathy Davis, Rector of the Parish of Petawawa, preached.

Bishop John & Fitzroy Friends

Prior to the service, François and Nancy held a private dinner at their home for family members, clergy, close friends from the Parish of Fitzroy Harbour, ON, and also friends who traveled from his past parish, St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Cambridge, Massachusetts.


François & St. Peter's Friends
François' sister Denise & their mother, Irma

François, Nancy & The Rev. Gary Hauch

Following the service the Parish held a public reception in the church hall. The Reception Committee outdid itself with an amazing spread of desserts, cheeses, and other wonderful delights. It was truly a night of joy and celebration for our parish!

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