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 Dean Haggstrom writes and posts both his and other people's thoughts on life and ministry especially as they relate to the readings for the coming Sunday - come and check it out  at: http:www.theskypilot.blogspot.com

 

The Very Reverend R. Jason Haggstrom, Rector and Dean


The current Rector of St. Andrew's Cathedral congregation is the Very Rev. Jason Haggstrom who became Rector and Dean of Caledonia in October, 2011. He and his wife, Nova and their two sons Joshua and Aaron came to Prince Rupert from the north Coast of Newfoundland (Diocese of Western Newfoundland). Dean Jason himself spent his teens years here in the diocese, heavily involved in the Parish of Houston, Topley and Granisle and in the Diocesan Youth Movement and at Camp Caledonia.

As an adult, he move to Toronto, joined and trained with the Church Army n Canada (now Threshold Ministries) in 1989. He was graduated and commissed as a field Captain in May 1991. He is currently serving in his 26 year in full time ministry. After work with the Church Army for 15 years, Dean Jason went back to school and graduated from Queen's College in St. John's Newfoundland and was ordained a deacon in the Diocese of Western Newfoundland in May, 2007, having obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Theology. He was subsequently ordained and ordered priest in the Parish of Seal Cove in November of that same year. 

In addition to the parish work, Dean Jason also serves as an Examining Chaplain, as the Editor of both the Caledonia Times and the Caledonian Connector, as the Chair of the Camp Caledonia Advisory Board and on various other committees, including Diocesan Executive Committee. Locally he is involved with various projects with the Ministerial Association and is currently the Vice Chair of that group. 

He will also serve as the Honourary Deputy Clerical Secretary for the 41st Session of the General Synod of the Anglican Church in Canada this summer (July 2016).