Retirement of Rev Canon Greg Long

Further to his earlier message of December 8, 2018, Bishop Michael is now announcing the retirement of Reverend Canon Greg Long as priest-in-charge of St. Alban’s, Odessa, effective March 3, 2019. Greg was ordained a deacon in 1999 and priested in 2000. During his ministry within our diocese, he has served as pastoral associate and youth pastor at St. Thomas’ Church in Kingston and assistant curate at Christ Church Cataraqui. In 2008 Greg was made priest-in-charge of St. Alban’s in Odessa. Greg also serves as a reserve chaplain in the Canadian Forces. Greg has enjoyed a close relationship with the Anglican Church in the Diocese of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil which has added to the ongoing relationship of our diocese with the Anglican Church in Brazil. In 2012, Greg was recognized for his ministry in support of our friends in Brazil by being made an Honourary Canon of the Cathedral in Rio de Janeiro. Blessings on Greg and the faithful service he has provided to our diocese.