Welcome to the Anglican
Diocese of Ottawa

As followers of Jesus, we acknowledge that God gave us
everything we have including the ultimate gift of God’s son.


A diocese-wide and community appeal that offers the opportunity for all of us to support ministries and initiatives that will provide hope and encouragement for so many people. In 2018, the goal of Today 4 Tomorrow is to raise $300,000. This year your generosity will provide support to our Community Ministries as well as enable us to expand these essential Ministries throughout the region to serve our local communities.

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The Anglican Diocese of Ottawa has been an advocate for and sponsor of refugees for over 35 years. Through our work as a Sponsorship Agreement Holder, the Diocese works with Constituent Groups to support and sponsor refugees to Canada.

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The Marriage Preparation Courses are designed to help participants to learn and grow through presentations given by professional speakers, small group discussions with trained facilitators, and couple conversations. All couples are welcome and participation is not limited based gender, age, or previous marital status.

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News and Events


Position: Incumbent, Parish of Huntley

The Parish of Huntleylocated in Carp, ON, seeks a new Incumbent.

The Parish combines the congregations of three historic churches: Christ Church, St. John’s, and St. James in the village of Carp. Carp is one of the fastest growing, rural-fringe communities in the City of Ottawa; with a large number of new families and an increasing number of retirees as well. Conveniently located only 30 minutes from downtown Ottawa, Carp has become a community known for it’s rural village feel and ease of relationship building.

The Parish of Huntley a caring, giving community of people who, regardless of faith tradition, look out for our neighbours, give of our time, celebrate life achievements, mourn life-losses, sympathize with hardships, and can help each other in any way we can. They seek a priest who has a passion for rural-fringe community involvement, who has a genuine faith and is comfortable with both traditional and modern forms of liturgy.

To respond, please send cover letter with contact information by July 01 to the Bishop’s Office

Candidates who meet Diocesan criteria will be contacted upon application.

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Diocesan Newsletter

Read the latests edition of our By-weekly Newsletter including News, Events, and Announcements from around the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa.

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Rev. Ryan Boivin

The Rev. Ryan Boivin will be inducted as Associate Incumbent of the parishes of St. Paul’s, Hazeldean-Kanata; St. John the Baptist, Richmond; and Christ Church, Ashton on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at 3pm at St. John the Baptist, Richmond.

Bishop Chapman will officiate and Ven. Kathryn Otley will preach.
Clergy are invited to vest, the liturgical colour will be green.

Reception to follow.

Rt. Rev. Michael Bird

The Bishop’s Office is pleased to announce that the Rt. Rev. Michael Bird will be appointed Archdeacon of Pembroke; effective June 01, 2018.



Welcome to the Diocese of Ottawa, one of 30 dioceses in the Anglican Church of Canada.

With it’s head office in the National Capital Region, The Anglican Diocese of Ottawa straddles the Ottawa River and includes the eastern counties of Ontario and the western counties of Quebec. The Diocese includes a mix of large urban and small rural farming and forestry communities, spanning 46,620 km.

Additionally, the Diocese is a part of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario (which includes the dioceses of Niagara , Toronto , Ontario, Huron, Algoma, Moosonee , and Ottawa) in the Anglican Church of Canada.

We acknowledge that our Diocese is on traditional Algonquin and Mohawk territories.

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The Anglican Diocese of Ottawa is committed to be an active member of the communities with which it is located. In order to be effective in this, the Diocese has several subcommittees that oversee some of the large-scale areas in which the Diocese is reaching out to support; including work for reconciliation, environmental protection, and refugees. Further community engagement takes place through the work of our many parishes.