The synod to elect the tenth Bishop of Kootenay will be held on Saturday, January 19, 2019.  For more information, click here

Bishop John Privett announces his retirement as of May 31, 2018.  Click here to read full announcement.

Kootenay Contact

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The HighWay

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Click here for special letter from Archbishop Privett Jan 31, 2017

Diocese of Kootenay funds education on Aboriginal health-care barriers

The Diocese of Kootenay has donated its refund from the Residential School Settlement Fund to UBC to support a cultural safety curriculum addressing barriers facing Indigenous people's access to health care.