been a parish priest in a number of parishes in Manitoba,
Saskatchewan and Alberta, as well as on the west coast in
Langley-Surrey in the Diocese of New Westminster, and until my
retirement, the rector of St. Philip's-By-The-Sea in Lantzville B.C.
a beautiful seaside community on the outskirts of the City of Nanaimo
B.C. on Vancouver Island.
I have have
also held positions as the National Consultant in Funding and
Membership Development for
the Anglican Church of Canada, and as Program Co-ordinator for the
Diocese of Saskatoon.
number of years I worked as a Addictions Counsellor and Community
Service Consultant for the Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission
(AADAC) in the Calgary clinic and later in Red Deer. There, I
became a manager of community Extention services for AADAC in Central
that time I also was a part-time news announcer
on a local radio station in Red Deer - CKGY " A fresh breath of
country air" ( a country music station)
Paula has a
social work degree and works as a social worker in
child protection in
the Nanaimo area. We have
been married for
We have one daughter, Megan, who is now married and has two
sons, one eight year
and a six year old and a two year old daughter. Megan graduated
with a B.A. from
UBC in Vancouver.
She now works as a senior underwriter for a national insurance
corporation and lives in the Vancouver area. We have a
who has graduated with
a Bachelor of Science
in Computer Technology from Malaspina University College in Nanaimo
(Now the Vancouver Island University - VIU) and works for a
company that develops programs in internet security for large
companies. He lives with his partner in Nanaimo.
I am now
retired from active parish work June 2002 and living in Nanaimo
check out some of Megan's
recipes and meal planning on her web site Food
and Whine, Adventures
in making food for my toughest critics my family.
three other adult children from a previous marriage, Mary Anne
is an optician with Iris Optical in Nanaimo. She lives with her
husband, a son and two daughters in Nanaimo. My daughter Lori is with
her partner and son in PEI. She owns and manages a cafe known as the "Route
Three Eatery" in
Vernon River PEI and just recently sold their other restaurant "The
Thomas-Martin Cafe" in Charlottetown. My daughter Carol
is known as a musician and singer under the name of Carly
She now lives in Medicine Hat, Alberta and works as a
health and wellness consultant in Life Force Hebal Healing Center and
also teaches Yoga. Carol has two adult sons presently working in Alberta.
have a total of nine grandchildren.
is a very talented artist. Along with her optical work, she has
been studying toward a degree in fine arts at the Emily Carr
Institute and now finishing the work on her degree at Vancouver
Island University (VIU) in Nanaimo. She has a new web site where
she displays her Art. You can access her site at: maryannnemolcan.com
and restaurant has a page on Facebook known as The Route
says "We make everything from scratch using local PEI products
and all our sandwiches are made with our fresh baked bread. We
offer items such as smoked meat, pulled pork, burgers, ribs, fresh
cut fries, salads, and artisanal pizza cooked in our wood-fired oven."
has developed her own web site called Carly
The Gypsy Butterfly. Please check it out. You will
find it truly inspirational.