The Right Reverend Craig Botterill, Q.C.
The Rt. Rev. Craig Botterill, Q.C. is Bishop Ordinary of Canada East, a diocese of the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada (Traditional Anglican Church). He holds a Commission as an Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces, has served as a member of the R.C.M.P., and spent thirty years as a Prosecutor with the Crown Attorney’s Office. He has been admitted to the Bars of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Nova Scotia and holds appointment as Queen’s Counsel. He read law and theology, including B.A. (Campion), LL.B., (Dalhousie), L.Th. (AST), Dip. Min. (AST), M.Div. (Trinity), and D.D. Honorary (St. Bede’s). A cradle Anglican, he was ordained deacon and priest by Bishop Robert Mercer, C.R. (ACCC) in 1998 and 1999. He has served as curate of St. Joseph’s, Halifax, N.S., rector of St. Francis of Assisi, Estes Park, Co., St. Clare, Boulder, Co., and then returned to Nova Scotia to become founding rector of St. Aidan’s Halifax and St. George, Moser River. He was consecrated bishop in 2007 by Archbishop John Hepworth, assisted by Bishops Robert Mercer, C.R., Peter Wilkinson, George Langberg, and David Moyer.
The Right Reverend Brian Marsh
Bishop Brian Marsh has served the Anglican Church for over thirty years. He has been a parish priest, Bishop Ordinary and, for three terms, Presiding Bishop of The Anglican Church in America. Bishop Marsh has taught at the secondary and college level, specializing in public speaking, homiletics, English literature, Shakespeare as literature and performance, and Ascetical theology. A published playwright, he has written over a hundred plays, many of which have had religious themes. Plays based on the lives of Julian of Norwich, Teresa of Avila and St John of the Cross have been produced as chancel drama. Bishop Marsh holds earned B.A. and M.A. degrees in Speech and Communication. He holds a Master of Divinity Degree from The General Theological Seminary.
Father Peter Geromel
Fr Peter Geromel, OHI Th.M., is Rector at St. Peter the Apostle Anglican Catholic Church in Christiansburg, VA, and grew up in Flint, Michigan, the son of an Anglican priest. Homeschooled through high school, he studied History at Virginia Military Institute, completing his “Rat” year, before transferring to Hillsdale College to study Philosophy. He completed his senior thesis entitled “A Philosophical Background to the Monophysite Position in Christology”. Matriculating to Reformed Episcopal Seminary, he earned a Master of Divinity cum laude, followed by a Master of Theology from Cranmer Theological House by completing a thesis “Duty as a Theological Concept in Anglicanism, and especially in the Book of Common Prayer”. He also holds a Master of Humanities from the University of Dallas and has taken several graduate courses at Villanova University. Presently, he has completed all but his project towards a Doctor of Ministry at Reformed Presbyterian Seminary in Pittsburgh (the 4th oldest seminary in the U.S.) focusing on catechesis (Christian education) in the midst of Sickness, Death and Dying. His academic teaching includes six years instructing Philosophy at Northampton Community College, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, some online teaching assistance for Reformed Episcopal Seminary, and presently at Radford University. He is married with three young sons.
His pastoral ministry has taken him across the United States, having served previously three churches in South Carolina, and four in Pennsylvania, and two in Texas, with extended supply in Tennessee and Michigan. He has assisted at the parishes of Bishops Paul C. Hewett, SSC and Thomas Kleppinger, OHI. For three years he was a full-time hospice chaplain.
He has written four books, Christ & College: A Guide from the Anglican Way, Sublime Duty: Its Emphasis in the Anglican Way, Frankincense and Mirth on High, and Arrows & Chariots: A Thematic Journey through Philosophy’s History. His articles include:
“The Visitation of Prisoners” Anglican Way (May 2015)
“Allergic to Church?” Forward in Christ (Dec. 2013)
“Latin or Latino?” Forward in Christ (May 2013)
“The Riot” Forward in Christ (Jul.-Aug. 2012)
“Evangelism, Viking Style” Tryon Daily Bulletin (Jun. 28, 2012)
“The Churching of Women Defended” Anglican Way (Mar. 2012)
“The Monstrance and the Covenant” Forward in Christ (Jul.-Aug. 2011)
“The Articles Concerning Romish Prayers Interpreted” The Anglo-Catholic Standard (Volume 2 Issue 1 – Summer 2011)
“Review: John Boys” Mandate (Spring 2011);
“Will and Testament” New Directions (Sept. 2010) [U.K.]
“The Attractions of Rome: Fr. Peter Geromel cconsiders [sic] R.L. Dabney” Forward In Christ (Jun.-Jul., 2010)
“Vote … peace is the word after election” The Index-Journal (Aug. 20, 2008)
“Ready, Willing, Unlabeled” Touchstone (Mar. 2008)
“A Collect for the Feast of St. Anselm of Canterbury”, “A Collect for Reformation Sunday” Mandate
“A Young Man’s Views on Altar Servers” – Tract, “Rood Screens” The Convent Society [Canada]
“Hillsdale College’s Citizen Soldiers” The Collegian.