Leaders of the Canadian Church

Paperback | January 19, 2012

byWilliam Bertal Heeney

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... which was worked out in detail by the Bishop, was doomed to failure. Leaving Quebec by the ship "Weazel," on August 18th, he reached Halifax on the 26th. His oversight of the churches in the Canadas continued, until the appointment of Dr. Jacob Mountain to the See of Quebec in 1793. His triennial visitations of the clergy of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick were held regularly, and his pastoral oversight of these provinces faithfully exercised, until he was restricted by the infirmities of age. His work from this time until his death in 1816, is well summed up in a sermon preached by Bishop Perry of Iowa at Westminster Abbey, on the centenary of the establishment of the Colonial Episcopate. "Gathering his clergy together for counsel and personal knowledge, the Bishop of Nova Scotia proved himself a missionary apostle by the wisdom of his charges and sermons, and the magnetism of his personal interest in each one who had been placed under him in the Lord. In long and wearisome visitations' he visited, so far as was within his power, the various portions of his almost illimitable See, and till the close of a long and honoured life, he maintained that character for devotion, that reputation for holiness, that fervour of ministrations, that faithfulness in every good word and work, which should characterize the 'good man,' 'full of the Holy Ghost and of Faith.' Nor was this all. Through his long and earnest labours, ended only when the summons came to depart and be at rest, 'much people were added to the Lord.' A church was organized; a college was founded and built up to a measure of efficiency and success. The institutions of religion and learning were thus established and supported. The preaching of the Word and the ministration of the Sacraments were provide...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... which was worked out in detail by the Bishop, was doomed to failure. Leaving Quebec by the ship "Weazel," on August 18th, he r...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:70 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:January 19, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217499112

ISBN - 13:9780217499118

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