Churches of Amherst, Garden, Howe and Wolfe Island.
Click on links below to find out information on churches of that island. Pages can contain everything from photos, plaques, priest information, cemetery information, links and more.
Amherst IslandST. JAMES (The 1st Anglican church)
NEW!CHRIST CHURCH (The 2nd Anglican church)
NEW!ST. ALBAN'S CHURCH (The 3rd Anglican church)
NEW! ST. BARTHOLOMEW'S (Romban Catholic)
ST. PAUL'S (Presbyterian)
Canadian Methodist Ministers 1825-1925 Offsite
Includes many priests of Amherst Island
from Century of Methodism:
At the Conference of 1837 in the Bay of Quinte district the following list of missionary stations are given, the general superintendent being Joseph Stinson:-
Isle of Tanti - Jonathan Gladwin
Note: There were no records of any women from Amherst Island joining
the Sisters of Providence.- From Sister Gayle Desarmia, Archivist,
Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, Kingston, Ontario
Garden IslandGarden Island has never had a church.
It's inhabitants go to Wolfe Island or Kingston.
The excerpt below is from A Shipping Empire GARDEN ISLAND
by Donald Swainson
“It has been noted that Garden Island possessed no church, an apparent anomaly in a society led by a deeply religious man. In a recent research paper, Sarah Edinborough explained the logic of this omission: ‘Faced with a company town which comprised French and English, Catholic and Protestant alike, Calvin obviously saw no point in building a church for one faith when it would do little but antagonize the others. The compromise which Garden Island learned to live with was very open-minded for the nineteenth century.’” . . .
Howe IslandST. PHILOMENA'S CHURCH (Roman Catholic)
- Clergymen of St. Philomena's 1846-1932
- Clergymen of St. Philomena's 1932-present
- Howe Islanders who joined the clergy.
- Howe Island Women in Religious Orders
-ARTICLE:Parish of Gananoque Has Completed First Century(scroll down)
CHRIST CHURCH, Gananoque offsite
Serves Islanders who are Anglican.
Wolfe IslandCHRIST CHURCH (Anglican-Church of England)
SACRED HEART OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY CHURCH (R. Catholic)
-Clergymen of Sacred Heart 1852-present
ST. ANDREWS CHURCH(Presbyterian)
ST. LAWRENCE CHURCH (Methodist)
THE OTHER METHODIST CHURCHES
NEW!-Ministers of the Methodist and United Churches of Canada stationed on the Wolfe Island Charge
TRINITY CHURCH (Anglican)
-Clergymen born on Wolfe Island
- Wolfe Island Women in Religious Orders
Note: Methodist, Presbyterian and Congregational churches merged
to form The United Church of Canada in 1925
Note: Church of England=Anglican
Offsite Church LinksMethodist Church Records In Ontario
By: Ryan Taylor OFFSITE
Canadian Church Links
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kingston
Anglican Diocese of Ontario
United Church of Canada
The Islands: Churches