St. Peter's Cathedral, Charlottetown (Home Page)
St. Peter's Cathedral interior


The Anglican Cathedral for Prince Edward Island

St. Peter's Cathedral, Charlottetown, was built in 1869 as a 'Chapel of Ease' to St. Paul's, the Parish Church on Queen's Square. It began as a convenience for poor people living at "The Bog" near Governor's Pond. Bishop Hibbert Binney, the 4th Bishop of Nova Scotia, whose Letters Patent from the Crown gave him episcopal jurisdiction in Prince Edward Island, made it his Cathedral on the Island in 1879. St. Peter's has superb music, beautiful liturgy, strong orthodox Christian teaching and preaching, a friendly congregation, and a tradition of service to the community. From its founding, Saint Peter's Cathedral has been noted for its witness to and celebration of the Catholic tradition of Anglicanism.

You are invited to discover St. Peter's Cathedral for yourself! A warm welcome awaits you.

Parish Calendar of Upcoming Events

Music at St. Peter's Cathedral - Jan. 15 to Feb. 26

St. Peter's Cathedral seeks Organist / Choir Director

St. Peter's Cathedral in Winter

Second Sunday after Epiphany
(Jan. 15, 2017)
7:30 a.m.   Matins
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist
10:15 a.m. Sunday School
10:30 a.m.   Sung Eucharist
6:00 p.m.   Evensong (in All Souls' Chapel)

Week-day Services  daily in All Souls' Chapel throughout the year.


St. Peter's Cathedral is located in Charlottetown, at the corner of All Souls' Lane and Rochford Street,
adjacent to the Provincial Government Buildings.

ALL SOULS' CHAPEL - a brief description

ALL SOULS' CHAPEL - a "guided tour"

Click on one of these boxes for information about parish organizations and activities:

St. Peter's Choir Altar Servers St. Peter's Youth Sunday School Binney Group A.C.W. Inglis Group A.C.W. Altar Guild


Rector of St. Peter's Cathedral: The Rev'd Father David Garrett, B.A., M. Div.

Rector Emeritus (retired Nov. 30, 2014): The Rev'd Canon Peter W. Harris, B.A., M.S.Litt., D.D.

Assistant Priest (Part-time): The Rev'd Father Ralph Moore, L.Th., Dip. Min.

Sacristan: David Kays;     Assistant Sacristan: Sean Bulman

Lay Readers: Karl Winter, Ph.D.;   Allan MacLean, B.Mus.; 
Carl Mathis, B.Mus., M.S.M.;   Prof. Philip Davis, Ph.D.

Lay Eucharistic ministers: Karl Winter, Michael Edward, Kevin Garvey

Organist and Choir Director:   Position vacant

Assistant Organists:   Gloria Jay, B.Mus.;   Susan Stensch, B.A. (Music),   Ann Francis, B.A.

Organist Emeritus and Lay Canon of St. Peter's Cathedral:
F. Alan Reesor, A.Mus., B.Mus., M.Mus., D.Cn.L., F.R.C.C.O.

Parish Wardens: Rory Francis;   Edgar MacDonald

Church Secretary: Anne Chisholm

Sexton:    Janitorial and cleaning services provided by "Dulces Facilities Services Ltd."
(Mr. Tony Foy, and Mr. José Galicia)

Bishop of the Diocese of Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island — The Rt. Rev'd Ronald Cutler
See this link from the Web Page of the "Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island"
for current information about episcopal ministry:

Diocese of NS and PEI


     The heart of St. Peter's Cathedral is in its eucharistic worship. The Holy Eucharist is celebrated each Sunday at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.   (10 a.m. in the summer months).   On weekdays, the Holy Eucharist is celebrated at 7:30 a.m. (Tuesdays) and 10 a.m. (Wednesday to Saturday). The Book of Common Prayer is used in the worship to enable the people to participate, and to make sure that everything that is said and heard in the service is drawn from and faithful to Holy Scripture.

     Morning and Evening Prayer (Matins and Evensong) are said daily in All Souls' Chapel. Morning Prayer is said 15 minutes before Mass (see above), Evening Prayer at 5 p.m. on weekdays, 6 p.m. on Sundays. The Chapel is open every day for personal prayer and meditation.

     The Church School meets Sundays at 10:00 a.m. (September to June). At certain times throughout the year, a Bible Study Group meets on Tuesday evenings at 7:30 p.m., and the Theological Issues Discussion group meets on an occasional basis to discuss challenging and thought-provoking issues.

     The sacraments of Holy Baptism, Confirmation, Matrimony, Penance (sacramental Confession and Absolution) and Anointing of the Sick (Unction), as well as pastoral counselling, and home, hospital and prison visiting are all part of the ministry offered from the Cathedral. At the time of death, the burial services of the Church are a source of both comfort and hope.

     St. Peter's Cathedral has one of the best liturgical choirs in Canada. Members of the choir meet for choir practice on Wednesday evenings. On major festivals and holy days, choir members hold a parish social event (party) following Solemn Evensong and Benediction.

     Servers' Guild, Altar Guild, Youth Group, Men's Association, Inglis Group (A.C.W.) and Binney Group (A.C.W.) organize members to be active in the life of our cathedral parish and to serve the community.

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St. Peter's Cathedral is located on Rochford Square, corner of All Souls' Lane and Rochford Street, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Telephone: 902-566-2102. Mailing Address is Box 713, Charlottetown, C1A 7L3. E-mail:

If you are visiting Charlottetown, or if you live nearby, please drop in for a visit !


St. Peter's Cathedral is located at the corner of All Souls' Lane and Rochford Street, across from the Provincial Government Buildings.

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