Gordon Light

Short Name: Gordon Light
Full Name: Light, Gordon

Gordon Light was born in Alberta, but as an Air Force brat, lived in many places growing up. He attended Carleton University in Ottawa (B.A.) and Trinity College in Toronto (S.T.B). Ordained deacon and priest in 1969, he served in parishes in Cariboo, Edmonton and Rupert’s Land dioceses. Following a time as Dean of Cariboo in Kamloops, he moved to Toronto in 1992 to serve as Principal Secretary to the Primate. Returning west in 2001, he was Administrative Assistant to the Metropolitan of BC and Yukon, and then consecrated bishop for the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (formerly Cariboo). After retiring at the end of 2008, Gordon was appointed chaplain to Church House staff until (2010). Among other hobbies, a longtime passion has been song-writing.

He is married to Barbara Liotscos, also an Anglican priest. Both retired first to Meaford, Ontario, and now live again in Kamloops, BC. They serve as honourary assistants in St. Paul’s, Cathedral, but have also been engaged in interim ministry in other parishes. They have taken some time to travel, enjoy connecting with children and grandchildren, and have recently added their young Bernedoodle, Keady, to their household.

Gordon Light


Texts by Gordon Light (9)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Come touch our heartsGordon Light (Author)English2
Draw the circle, draw the circle wideGordon Light (Author)English3
God the stillpoint of the circleGordon Light (Author)3
He came riding on a donkeyGordon Light (Author)2
More than we can ask or imagineGordon Light (Author)2
My love colours outside the linesGordon Light (Author)English3
River running in you and meGordon Light (Author)English2
Silent waters rocking on the morning of our birthGordon Light (Author)English5
Weeping may comeGordon Light (Author)English4
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