Anglican Diocese of Ottawa

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Diocese of Ottawa
Country Canada
Ecclesiastical province Ontario
Deaneries 10
Coordinates 45°25′03″N 75°42′33″W / 45.41750°N 75.70917°W / 45.41750; -75.70917Coordinates: 45°25′03″N 75°42′33″W / 45.41750°N 75.70917°W / 45.41750; -75.70917
Denomination Anglican Church of Canada
Rite Anglican
Established April 7, 1896 (1896-04-07)
Cathedral Christ Church Cathedral
Current leadership
Bishop The Rt Rev John Holland Chapman
Emeritus Bishops Charles Hamilton
Charles Roper
Robert Jefferson
Ernest Reed
William Robinson
Edwin Lackey
John Baycroft
Peter Coffin

The Diocese of Ottawa is a diocese of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario of the Anglican Church of Canada, itself a province of the Anglican Communion, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The diocese was established on April 7, 1896.[1]

Bishops of Ottawa[edit]

Order Name Dates Notes
1st Charles Hamilton 1896-1914 Metropolitan of Canada, 1896-1914
2nd Charles Roper 1915-1939 Metropolitan of Ontario, 1933-1939
3rd Robert Jefferson 1939-1954
4th Ernest Reed 1954-1970
5th William Robinson 1970-1981
6th Edwin Lackey 1981-1993 Metropolitan of Ontario, 1991-1993
7th John Baycroft 1993-1999
8th Peter Coffin 1999-2007 also Bishop Ordinary to Canadian Forces, 2004
9th John Chapman 2007–present


  1. ^ "A brief history of our Diocese". Anglican Diocese of Ottawa. 2013-11-13. Retrieved 2013-12-03.