Magazine article Anglican Journal

Dulcie Brown

Magazine article Anglican Journal

Dulcie Brown

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Dulcie Brown, who dedicated most of her life to serving the Anglican Church of Canada, particularly the former diocese of Cariboo and the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (APCI) died on March 20. She was 89.

"We know Dulcie as a gentle and humble woman, but she is also fearless and adventurous in the living out of her faith," Bishop Gordon Light said in a speech in 2005, when he installed her as lay canon of St. Paul's Cathedral in Kamloops, B.C.

Ms. Brown, who studied to become a missionary at the College of the Ascension in Selly Oak, England, was sent to Japan with the Society of the Propagation of the Gospel in the 1950s. After a two-year language training in Tokyo, she was assigned to a parish in the diocese of Kobe.

After a 10-year stint in Japan, Ms. Brown went back to England where she met Ralph Dean, bishop of Cariboo (1964-1969), who invited her to work with Japanese-Canadians at St. George's Church in Kamloops, many of whom had been interned during the war.

Ms. Brown also worked in Kamloops for the synod office, the Church of Cleopas, and at St. …

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