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Priest-in-Charge

The Rev. Dr. Charles Warner
Priest in the
Traditional Anglican Church
Anglican Catholic Church of Canada

Charles Warner was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia on May 14th,1959. Raised in Whitney Pier, he attended high school at Sydney Academy. Between 1992 and 2006,  He was involved in various ministries in the Sydney area, participating and leading in both Roman Catholic and Anglican Liturgy, Religious Education and Pastoral Care as a layman.


Fr. Warner graduated in 1981 with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. He also has a Master’s degree in Theological Studies from St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (2005) and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Acadia University (2010), both fully accredited institutions through
the Association of Theological Schools.

Below is a brief Resume:

Education


Bachelor of Arts - Political Science, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS,

Graduated: May 11th, 1981


Master of Theological Studies – St. Stephen’s College / St. Andrew’s College, (University of Alberta)
Graduated: October 17th, 2005
Concentrations: Ecclesiastical History, Pastoral Care

ThesisThe Oxford Movement: Anglo-Catholicism and the Birth of Anglican Catholic Identity.

Doctor of Ministry – Theology, Acadia Divinity College (Acadia University)
Graduated: May 16th, 2010
Concentrations: Ecclesiastical History, Spiritual Direction

ThesisRecognizing Anglican Catholic Identity: An Historical Review of the Anglican Catholic Movement,
the Affirmation of St. Louis
and the Traditional Anglican Communion.

Ordinations

Ordained to the Deaconate: On April 8th, 2006 by the Right Rev. Peter D. Wilkinson, Bishop and Metropolitan of the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada at the Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ottawa, Ontario

Ordained to the Priesthood: On July 8th, 2007 by the Right Rev. Craig Botterill, Suffragan Bishop of the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada at the Pro-Cathedral of Saint Aidan, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Licensed to Officiate

On July 8th, 2007 was licensed by the Right Rev. Craig Botterill to Officiate in the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada, (Traditional Anglican Communion) as Rector of Parish of the Holy Cross Anglican Catholic Church

On April 11th, 2014 was licensed by the Vicar General, the Very Rev. Robert S.H. Mansfield to Officiate in the Traditional Anglican Church of Canada, a Missionary District of the Anglican Catholic Church (Original Province) as Rector of Parish of the Holy Cross Anglican Catholic Church.

On July 30th, 2021, was licensed by The Right Rev. Craig Botterill, QC, Bishop Ordinary of Canada East, to Officiate
in the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada (Traditional Anglican Church) and serve as Priest-in-Charge
of Morley Road Ministries within the Diocese of Canada East.

Pastoral Experience


Morley Road Ministries 

11/2020 - Present

Priest-in-Charge

Parish of the Holy Cross
07/2007 – 11/2020

​Rector

My Cape Breton Home for Seniors

08/2008-08/2009

Chaplain/events coordinator

Clinical Pastoral Education: Summers of 1998 (Mental Health) and 1999 (Renal Dialysis and Cardiac Care) Completed two eleven week units from the Institute of Pastoral Training at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills (Baptismal preparation, St. Mary's R.C. Parish Sunday School, Summer Vacation Bible School, Clinical Pastoral Education)


Innovative and successful in planning development (Business plan, St. Mary's R.C. Parish Summer Vacation Bible School, Graduate Studies).


Communicative Skills


Prepared and preached Homilies;  Conducted didactic meetings; led services, and addressed various groups and wrote, edited and produced written materials.

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Memberships


Society of St. Michael (SSM): Founding member and Vicar

Forward in Faith North America (FIFNA): Life Member.

The Society of King Charles the Martyr (SKCM): Life Member.

The Rev. Dr.  Charles Warner has been married to his wife, Cathy for thirty-eight years and they have three adult children; Andrew, Michael and Lindsay. 

 
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