The Rev. Rob Hardwick, Bp.-Elect of Qu’Appelle, recently spoke with Sharon Dewey Hetke. Hardwick was trained as a machinist building artillery weapons and later served with the Nottinghamshire Constabulary. He converted at age 26, became a priest in the Church of England and then was called to Canada. He will be consecrated in Regina on March 2nd.
TAP: What prompted you to come to Canada to serve as a priest?
RH: The Lord did. It was a strong calling, around Christmas 2000, to go to Canada. My wife is actually Canadian; she’d lived in England for 23 years. A part of the difficulty in testing a call is: Is it something that you want to do for your own reasons, or