Tony Burton (bishop)

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Tony Burton
Province Anglican Church of Canada
Diocese Saskatchewan
SeeSt. Alban's Cathedral, Prince Albert
Installed1993
Term ended2008
Predecessor Thomas Morgan
Successor Michael Hawkins
Other postsRector of the Church of the Incarnation
Orders
Ordination1987
Consecration1993
Personal details
Birth nameAnthony John Burton
Born1959 (age 6061)
Ottawa, Ontario
SpouseAnna Burton
Children2
Alma mater Trinity College, University of Toronto
Dalhousie University
Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford

Anthony John Burton (born 1959) is an Anglican bishop. He was formerly the Bishop of Saskatchewan in the Anglican Church of Canada. He has been the rector of the Church of the Incarnation in Dallas, Texas, from 2008.

Burton was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was educated at Trinity College at the University of Toronto; Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Wycliffe Hall, Oxford. [1] [2] [3]

Burton was ordained in the Diocese of Nova Scotia in 1987, where he served in two parishes on Cape Breton Island. [4] In 1991 he moved to Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, where he served as Dean of Saskatchewan and Rector of St. Alban’s Cathedral before being elected as bishop of the Diocese of Saskatchewan in 1993. At the time of his election Burton was the youngest bishop in the worldwide Anglican Communion and the youngest Canadian bishop of the 20th century. He spent a term as the chair of the Council of the North and also served as a co-chair of the Canadian Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue, as the Episcopal Visitor to the South American Mission Society, and as patron or officer of a variety of institutions, societies, and organizations. He was a member of the Council of General Synod (the executive committee of General Synod) and of the council's planning committee.

Since 2008 Burton has been the rector [5] of the Church of the Incarnation in Dallas, Texas. [6] He is also the chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Elliott House of Studies, a visitor of Ralston College, [7] and a member of the Steering Committee of the Communion Partner Rectors. He serves on the board of trustees of The Anglican Digest . [8]

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References

  1. Diocese of Saskatchewan Website
  2. http://www.anthonyburton.org/about
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-01. Retrieved 2013-01-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. Who's Who 2008: London, A & C Black, 2008 ISBN   978-0-7136-8555-8
  5. "Rector of the Incarnation" . Retrieved 16 August 2013.
  6. https://incarnation.org/about/clergy-staff-vestry/
  7. http://www.ralston.ac/
  8. "Board of Trustees". The Anglican Digest. 58 (4): 2. Winter 2016. ISSN   0003-3278.
Anglican Communion titles
Preceded by
Bruce Stavert
Dean of Saskatchewan
1984–1990
Succeeded by
Stephen Andrews
Preceded by
Thomas Morgan
Bishop of Saskatchewan
19932008
Succeeded by
Michael Hawkins