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Welcome Reverend Canon John Organ

On Sunday May 17th parishioners welcomed their incoming Rector, the Reverend Canon John Organ. John’s 28 years as an ordained minister includes five years as a Parish Priest in his home province of Newfoundland and twenty years as a Military Chaplain with the Canadian Armed Forces. He is no stranger to Ottawa having served at National Defense Headquarters and over the course of 9 years was also interim minister to a dozen parishes within and beyond the nation’s capitol. Father John comes to St Martin’s on the heels of his most recent assignment as Chaplain to Archbishop Suheil Dawani of the Diocese of Jerusalem for the past three years.

Read about Father John’s recent Chaplaincy in Jerusalem

Rector, John Organ with his wife Irene taken on Pentacost Sunday
Rector, John Organ with his wife Irene taken on Pentacost Sunday
Pentacost service
Pentacost service
former Rector now retired, Richard Vroom with incoming Rector John Organ and David Dawson St Martin's esteemed organist and Choir Director
former Rector now retired, Richard Vroom with incoming Rector John Organ and David Dawson St Martin’s esteemed organist and Choir Director