Thursday, October 23, 2008


Robert Franklin Bennett

Bishop Robert Franklin BennettSt Mark's Anglican, Brantford, OntarioThe Rt. Rev. Robert Bennett is a nominee for Bishop of Huron in the election to be held this Saturday.   He is the Suffragan Bishop of Huron (Bishop of Norfolk).   He was elected Suffragan June 15, 2002 and consecrated Sept. 14, 2002, Holy Cross Day.

Robert Bennett received a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario in 1971; Master of Divinity from Huron College in 1974; and Doctor of Divinity Huron University College in 2003.   Bishop Bob was ordained deacon May 1974 and priested May 8, 1975.

His parish appointments have all been in the Diocese of Huron:
Deacon in Charge, 1974, St. John's, Simcoe, Woodhouse and Memorial Church, Port Ryerse, Ontario
Assistant Curate, 1974, Trinity Church, Simcoe
Rector, 1975-1980, Holy Trinity, Chesley; Christ Church, Tara and Church of The Ascension, Paisley
Rector, 1980-1986, St. George's of Forest Hill, Kitchener, Ontario
Rector, 1986-1991, St. Mark's, Brantford, Ontario (window shown right)
Rector, 1991-2002, All Saints', Windsor, Ontario