Reginald Hollis

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Reginald Hollis was the 9th[1] Anglican Bishop of Montreal from 1975 to 1990.

Born on 18 July 1932 in Bedworth, UK, he died in Victoria. B.C. on November 9, 2010.[2] He served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War before he enrolled in theology at Selwyn College, Cambridge and McGill University[3] before studying for ordination and embarking on an academic ecclesiastical career with chaplaincies at the Montreal Diocese Theological College (where he also lectured[4]) and McGill. Pastoral posts in Quebec[5] led to an administrative role as Director of Parish and Diocesan Services back in Montreal and in the mid-1970s elevation to that See's Bishopric. In 1989, he was appointed as Metropolitan of the Province of Canada.[6]

On his retirement to Florida in 1990, he became the Episcopal Director of the Anglican Fellowship of Prayer[7] and an honorary assistant bishop within the Episcopalian Central Florida Diocese.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ List of Anglican Bishops of Montreal
  2. ^ A conservative by nature, he showed liberal tendencies on some social issues
  3. ^ "Who's Who" 1992 London, A & C Black, 1991 ISBN 0-7136-3514-2
  4. ^ Crockford's Clerical Directory 1975-76 London: Oxford University Press, 1976 ISBN 0-19-200008-X
  5. ^ Westmount, Pierresfonds and Beaconsfield Crockfords (Ibid)
  6. ^ Bishops of the Diocese of Montreal at
  7. ^ Lewis, D., 2004, The Future Shape of Anglican Ministry Regent College Publishing, p. 8.
Religious titles
Preceded by
Robert Kenneth Maguire
Bishop of Montreal
Succeeded by
Andrew Hutchison