Moosomin SK Obituaries and Funeral Related News
Around the dioceses, Feb. 2017 - Anglican JournalTuesday, January 31, 2017
The Rev. Betty Garrett, a Saskatchewan priest recognized as a trailblazer for female Anglican clergy in Canada, died Nov. 17 at a hospital in Moosomin, Sask. She was 87.
“Betty Garrett will be remembered as one of the pioneering saints of the Diocese of Qu’Appelle,” said Bishop Rob Hardwick, at a funeral for Garrett held in Moosomin Nov. 25. Hardwick was quoting Archbishop David Ashdown, former metropolitan of Rupert’s Land.
“The way she patterned ministry has prepared the way for women in the church.”
Garrett was ordained a deacon in 1975, then became the diocese of Qu’Appelle’s first female priest in 1979. In 1992, she became the first female archdeacon in Canada.
Garrett was born Betty Maud Hawkins in rural Saskatchewan, and grew up on a small family farm. She is said to have preached to her dolls and chickens as a child. She attended high school in Moose Jaw and Edmonton. In 1949, she began studies in theology at the Anglican Women’s Training College in Toronto. Garrett also studied at Wycliffe College, University of Toronto, but was unable to earn a degree because she was a woman.
She moved back to Saskatchewan, where she met...
‘Write me soon. Stay safe’: A story of Canada’s opioid crisis, told in letters from prison - The Globe and MailWednesday, March 27, 2019
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Saskatchewan police officers attend regimental funeral - Global News ReginaWednesday, March 27, 2019
‘She is a hero’: Husband of slain Fredericton officer bids tearful goodbye
a contingent of first responders from Saskatchewan are among those who traveled to Fredericton were among them.Three officers from the Saskatoon Police Service, two from Moose Jaw, and one from Weyburn are representing the south of the province.Three Regina Police Service members who attended are originally from New Brunswick, including one from Fredericton.
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Stony Plain lines 53 Street with hockey sticks for Broncos' Parker Tobin funeral - Edmonton JournalWednesday, March 27, 2019
Tobin was originally thought to have survived the Broncos' bus collision last week, which killed 16 people. But a Saskatchewan coroner later confirmed he had been email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.orgTwitter.com/CGriwkowsky
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