Geoff Peddle

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Geoff Peddle
Bishop of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador
ChurchAnglican Church of Canada
DioceseDiocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador
In office2014-2020
PredecessorCyrus Clement James Pitman
Orders
Ordination1987
by Martin Mate
Consecration2014
by Claude Miller
Personal details
Born1 January 1963
Bonavista, Newfoundland and Labrador
Died8 October 2020 (aged 57)

Geoffrey Curtis Ralph Peddle (1 January 1963 – 8 October 2020) was the bishop of the Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador from 2014 to 2020.[1]

Early life and family[edit]

Peddle was born in Bonavista and grew up in Trinity, Lethbridge and Whitbourne. He held a BA and an MA degree from Memorial University, an M.Div. degree from Queen’s College, and a Ph.D. degree from Cardiff University.[2] He and his wife, Kathy, made their home in Mount Pearl near St. John's.[3] They have two sons: Adam and Benjamin.[citation needed] He was the brother of the former Chaplain General of Canada, The Venerable Brigadier General (Ret.) Dr. Gerald Peddle, OMM. CD. BA. LTh. BD. DD.

Anglican Church of Canada[edit]

Peddle was ordained in 1987. He served in the Parish of Lake Melville, the Parish of Arnold's Cove, the Parish of the Ascension and the Parish of the Good Shepherd, both located in Mount Pearl. He also served as Diocesan Executive Officer for the Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador 2005-2009 and as Provost, Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor of Queen’s College, the Newfoundland and Labrador theological college.[4] He was the author of various academic articles and books, notably, From Mount Pearl to Mount Sinai, The Atonement of Jack Fowler, The Church Lads' Brigade in Newfoundland: A People's Story Church Lads' Brigade [5] and The Church of England Orphanage in Newfoundland: 1855-1969.

Peddle died on 8 October 2020.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peddle Elected as Bishop of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador". Anglican Journal. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Bishop's Message". Anglican Diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador. Archived from the original on 20 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Geoffrey Peddle is New Bishop". Anglican Planet. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  4. ^ "The Venerable Dr. Geoffrey Peddle elected Bishop of Eastern Newfoundland & Labrador". Anglican Life. Archived from the original on 20 February 2014. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  5. ^ "The Church Lads' Brigade in Newfoundland". Flanker Press. Retrieved 18 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Important notice: Bishop Geoffrey Peddle". Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
Religious titles
Preceded by
Cyrus Clement James Pitman
Bishop of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador
2014–2020
Succeeded by
Election Pending