Martin Mate

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Martin Mate (12 November 1929 – 28 November 2023) was a Canadian Anglican priest who served as Bishop of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador from 1980 to 1992.[1]

Born on 12 November 1929,[2] he was educated at the Memorial University of Newfoundland and ordained in 1953.[3] as a curate at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, St John's, Newfoundland. He held incumbencies at Pushthrough, St. Barbe, Cookshire, Catalina, Bonavista Bay and Pouch Cove before his ordination to the episcopate. Mate died on 28 November 2023, at the age of 94.[4]


  1. ^ Consecrates church Archived 23 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  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. ^ ""A builder of faith:" Bishop Martin Mate remembered for constructing community and churches, too". Anglican Journal. Retrieved 2 January 2024.
Religious titles
Preceded by Bishop of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador
1980 – 1992
Succeeded by