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Learn more about Archbishop Ron Cutler!

Ronald (Ron) Cutler was born and raised in Montreal. Formed from birth in the Christian faith and nurtured in Anglican parishes, he felt a call to ordained ministry while studying pure and applied sciences at CEGEP. He studied at Montreal Diocesan Theological College and McGill University. He graduated with a B.Th. and was ordained Deacon and Priest in the Diocese of Central Newfoundland in 1981. He served as rector of two multi-church rural parishes in Newfoundland. In 1991 Ron, wife Marianne and their two children, moved to Sydney Mines Cape Breton in order for him to become rector of Trinity Church. In 1996 it was on to the parish of St. John’s, Middle Sackville Nova Scotia, where he ministered as rector for 12 years. In addition to parish ministry he has served as Regional Dean of Cape Breton and Fort Sackville and was Archdeacon of Fort Sackville before election as Suffragan Bishop of Nova Scotia and PEI in May 2008. He became Diocesan Bishop in 2014 and was elected Metropolitan (Archbishop) of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada in 2017. He has worked as a supervisor of theological students both in Newfoundland and Nova Scotia. Over the years he has particularly enjoyed children’s and youth ministry, congregational development and facilitating lay and clergy team ministry. Since becoming diocesan bishop, he has focused his work on what it means for the church to live ‘missionally’ in this generation.