Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, blesses the congregation at the conclusion of the Feast of Dedication marking the Parish’s 125th year on October 19.
In a sermon touching on Celtic beliefs and his own Maritime upbringing, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, noted that St. Barnabas remains a committed parish eager to continue the work of Christ, both in its own building and the wider community.
Archbishop Hiltz was the signature guest at the Parish’s Feast of Dedication, marking 125 years of worship and service on October 19.
The year 1889 was a momentous one. Among the events of that year were the patenting of the Zeppelin, the showing of the very first motion picture by Thomas Edison, and the official opening of the Eiffel Tower.1 The weekend of October 18th will mark a momentous occasion in the life of St. Barnabas as the Parish celebrates its birth that very year, 125 years ago.