Saturday, October 18, 2008


Christopher B.J. Pratt

Christopher B.J. PrattRev. Canon Christopher Pratt is 1 of the 6 nominees for Bishop of Huron.   He has been Rector of St. John the Evangelist Church, Kitchener, Ontario since 2004.

St John's Church, Sandwich, Windsor, OntarioChristopher Pratt was born in Chicago, Illinois.   In 1976, he graduated from the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton majoring in Military History and Political Science.   In 1980, he completed a Master of Divinity degree at Trinity College, Toronto.   Canon Pratt was ordained deacon on January 4, 1979 and priest on December 14, 1980.

His parish appointments have been:
Student Assistant 1978, Holy Trinity Church Philadelphia, Diocese of Pennsylvania
Summer Student 1977, Parish of Westfield, Diocese of Fredericton
Deacon, 1979-1980. Parish of Beeton, Tottenham, Diocese of Toronto
Rector, 1980-1983, Parish of New Maryland, Diocese of Fredericton
Rector, 1983-1988, Parish of Saint John, Diocese of Fredericton
Rector, 1988-1993, St. John, Sandwich, Windsor, Ontario (shown right)
Rector, 1993-2004, St. George's Owen Sound, Ontario