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Jun 26, 2017

Diocesan Medals to be presented July 9, 2017

by Fr. John Laszczyk

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On the occasion of the Cathedral’s 125th Anniversary year, it is Bishop Gary Gordon’s desire to honour various individuals throughout the Diocese for service to the local and/or Diocesan Church, the community, and the world.

The following individuals have been nominated by their parish community or the Diocese of Victoria, and will receive a Diocesan Medal on July 9, 2017, at the 11am Mass at the Cathedral. All are welcome to attend this special Mass.


Nominated by

  • Bruce and Yvonne Lenz

St. Patrick's, Campbell River

  • ​Claude Bedard
  • Denise Buckley
  • Mary McCaffrey

Christ the King, Comox Valley

  • Christine (Tina) Hanlon
  • Rose Marie Hague

​Church of the Ascension, Parksville/Qualicum

  • Mary Hof
  • Christine Gillespie
  • Anna Kinsella

St. Edward's, Duncan

  • Lois Hobbs


Our Lady of Grace, Salt Spring Island

  • Joe Mowatt
  • Anna Stobl
St. Francis Xavier, Mill Bay/Shawnigan Lake
  • Diane and Keith Bell

Our Lady of the Rosary, Langford

  • Stephanie and Dennis Schroeder
  • Joan Mitchell

St. Elizabeth's and Our Lady of the Assumption, Sidney/Saanichton

  • ​Doreen and Fred Keizer

St. Joseph the Worker, Victoria

  • Larry and Maureen Dietrich
  • Claire Holmes


Sacred Heart, Victoria

  • Clive and Carmel Loader

Holy Cross, Victoria

  • Clarice Durnerin
  • Joe and Carmen Gillevet
  • Perlita Pamaran
  • Bruna Perusi
  • Paul Redchurch
  • Gord and Nancy Stuart

St. Patrick's, Victoria

  • Lillian Budac
  • Frank and Mary Peters
  • Joan Ripley
  • Patricia Rooke
  • Chris Ryzuk


St. Andrew's Cathedral, Victoria

  • ​Winnifred (Freddie) Brand
    Nominated by St. Elizabeth's Parish
  • Phil Jennings
    Nominated by the Diocese of Victoria
  • Pauline Scherr
    Nominated by St. Patrick's Oak Bay
  • Ian Stewart *
    Nominated by the Diocese of Victoria                    
Those accepting,
but unable to be present on July 9

* Regretfully, Ian Stewart passed away after being nominated, but before his Medal could be presented. Ian's Medal will be presented to family at a later date.


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