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Ron Shepherd (bishop)

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Name  Ron Shepherd
Role  Rector
Died  October 12, 2012

Ronald Francis Shepherd (15 July 1926 – 12 October 2012) was the tenth Anglican Bishop of British Columbia, serving from 1985 to 1992.

Shepherd was educated at the University of British Columbia and trained for the priesthood at King's College London and ordained in 1953. Following a curacy at St Stephen’s, Rochester Row he was Rector of St Paul’s, Glanford, Ontario and then All Saints, Winnipeg. He was Dean of Edmonton from 1968, and then, from 1969, Dean of Montreal before his appointment to the episcopate in 1985.

Shepherd’s daughter, Mary Shepherd, published an illustrated volume of his letters, entitled “It Happened at the Cathedral.” The book includes his personal letters, his sermons, as well as poetry, all accompanied by her collages and portraits.

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