Anglican Diocese of Calgary

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Diocese of Calgary
Country Canada
Ecclesiastical province Rupert's Land
Coordinates 51°02′46″N 114°03′36″W / 51.046°N 114.060°W / 51.046; -114.060Coordinates: 51°02′46″N 114°03′36″W / 51.046°N 114.060°W / 51.046; -114.060
Rite Anglican
Cathedral Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, Calgary
Current leadership
Bishop Gregory Kerr-Wilson

The Anglican Diocese of Calgary is a diocese of the Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert's Land of the Anglican Church of Canada, located in the southern part of the civil province of Alberta. It was established in 1888. The diocesan boundaries are: on the south, the border between Alberta and the United States; on the east, the Alberta-Saskatchewan border; on the west, the Alberta-British Columbia border and on the north, an uneven east-west line drawn across the province just north of Lacombe forms the northern boundary of the Diocese of Calgary and the southern boundary of the Diocese of Edmonton. This area of about 82,000 square miles (210,000 km2) includes regions of mountain, foothills, parkland and prairie. The see city is Calgary. Other cities in the diocese are Red Deer, Medicine Hat and Lethbridge.

There are about 20,000 Anglicans and 92 parishes in the diocese.

Bishop of Calgary Name Dates Notes
1st Cyprian Pinkham 1888–1927
2nd Louis Sherman 1927–1943
3rd Harry Ragg 1943–1952
4th George Calvert 1952–~1967
5th Morse Goodman 1968–1983
6th Barry Curtis 1983–1999 Metropolitan of Rupert's Land, 1994–1999
7th Barry Hollowell 1999–2005
8th Derek Hoskin 2006–2011
9th Greg Kerr-Wilson 2012– Metropolitan of Rupert's Land, 2015-

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