Cree priest made first suffragan bishop for northern Manitoba

By Tali Folkins September 24, 2018 “It’s a very blessed situation, and I strongly believe it’s the work of God, the Creator,” said Bishop Larry Beardy. Photo: Melanie Delva   Archdeacon Larry Beardy, a Cree priest, educator and former executive archdeacon of the diocese of Keewatin, was consecrated first Indigenous suffragan bishop of the Northern … Continue reading “Cree priest made first suffragan bishop for northern Manitoba”

Indigenous family finds ancestors in spirit in General Synod archives

By Tali Folkins July 26, 2018 Archdeacon Larry Beardy says his family’s research is part of the process of healing from disruption, displacement and loss of identity. Photo: Tali Folkins For Archdeacon Larry Beardy, priest at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church in Split Lake, Man., genealogy is not a mere hobby. His family feels … Continue reading “Indigenous family finds ancestors in spirit in General Synod archives”