In September of 2017 St. Mary’s welcomed The Reverend Matthew McMillan as our new parish priest. Fr. Matthew joined us after serving 8 1/2 years as the Rector of Churchill and Cookstown, a two point parish in the Town of Innisfil. Our new priest joins us after having studied Political Science at Huron College, Agricultural Business at the University of Guelph and having had a career with the Government of the Province of Ontario. In 2006 Fr. Matthew graduated from the University of Toronto’s, Trinity College with his Master’s of Divinity. After completing his seminary studies he served jointly as Lay Pastoral Associate at All Saints, Peterborough and Youth Minister at St. Peter’s, Cobourg. In May of 2007 he was ordained and served his curacy at St. Timothy’s, Agincourt in Scarborough.
Fr. Matthew and his wife Pam have 4 children: Riley, Keely, Molly and Dougal. You’ll usually find Fr. Matthew on the go between parish and family activities. In his spare time he can be found enjoying the outdoors, tidying up after one of the kids or visiting with family and friends. Fr. Matthew’s dedicated office hours are Tuesday – Thursday mornings from 9 am till noon, and other times by appointment. Please be sure to introduce yourself to Fr. Matthew and his family as you are able.