Bishop Shane Parker has appointed the Reverend Canon Catherine Ascah as Incumbent of the Parish of St. Bartholomew's, Ottawa effective March 13, 2023. Canon Catherine's last day at St. John's will be November 20. Bishop Shane's letter is attached. He wishes to assure the parish that he will be meeting personally with the wardens and Synod delegates in the very near future to discuss next steps. Per diocesan canons, parish selection committees for new incumbents are comprised of the wardens, deputy wardens and Synod delegates.