Eric Bays

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Eric Bays is a retired Anglican bishop.[1]

Born on 10 August 1932 [2] and educated at the University of Manitoba and the University of Saskatchewan, he was ordained in 1959.[3] After a curacy at All Saints’, Winnipeg he was Priest in charge at Burns Lake, and then Masset, British Columbia. Later he was Vicar of St Saviour’s, Winnipeg and then Rector of All Saints', Winnipeg and Canon of St. John's Cathedral in the same city. From 1976 he was a professor at the College of Emmanuel and St Chad, and later Vice-Principal. In 1986 he was elected Bishop of Qu'Appelle,[4] a post he held for 11 years.


  1. ^ Anglican Church of Canada
  2. ^ Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN 978-0-7136-8555-8
  3. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory1975-76 Lambeth, Church House, 1975 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  4. ^ Bishops of the Diocese of Qu’Appelle
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Michael Geoffrey Peers
Bishop of Qu’Appelle
Succeeded by
Duncan Douglas Wallace