Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Vicar of The Founder

Bishop Brian Dunn, Vicar of the Founder

The Bishop of Antigonish, the Rev. Brian Dunn, is StFX’s first Vicar of the Founder, an important new role that honours the Catholic heritage and character of the university. The new position shall be held by the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Antigonish, honouring that the university has been connected to the diocese for over 150 years. In addition to participating in university ceremomial events, the Vicar will also play an integral role in faith development through helping recommend an individual to hold the position of Chaplain of the university, advising and assisting the Chaplain, as well as the Board of Governors and the StFX President on efforts to promote the objects of the university, and on matters relating to the Catholic heritage and character of the university.

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