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St Mary’s Interim Priest in Charge

Please welcome Karen Hatch to St. Mary’s.  Karen is currently our Interim Priest-in-Charge.  She served as the Incumbent of Trinity Anglican Church, Aurora from April 1st, 2019 to July 2022.  She previously served as the Incumbent of St Margaret in-the-Pines, Priest-in-Charge of St. Margaret’s Tamil Anglican Church and was the Assistant Curate at St. George’s on-the-Hill and St. Matthew’s Islington.  She has a B.A. in Languages & Literature from the University of Toronto, a Master of Divinity from Wycliffe College and a Master of Pastoral Studies from Emmanuel College. Karen was ordained deacon and priest in 2009 and has served on the Anglican Diocese of Toronto’s Trusts Committee and Council as well as Provincial Synod.  Karen is married to Brian, her husband of 29 years and lives in Richmond Hill with their cat Edward.

Parish Priest

Sunday Church Services are at 8AM and 10:30 AM, please join us.

Soyoung Shin

Director of Music and Organist

Soyoung Shin earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance from Chung-Ang University and a Master of Music degree in Piano Accompanying from Sungshin Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea. In addition, she has earned a Master of Music degree in Church Music, Organ Performance from the University of Alabama in the U.S. While she was attending the University of Alabama, she studied organ with Dr. Faythe Freese and choral conducting with Dr. John Ratledge.

Soyoung is married to Sangkyu Lee and has two sons, Junmin and Junhee. Her husband is an ordained Korean Methodist Pastor and he is working on his doctoral degree in Homiletics at the University of Toronto.

Soyoung can be emailed at; soyoung.shin@saintmarysanglican.ca.  Voicemail messages can be forwarded to her through the church office, at extension #221.

Robin Murray

Office Administrator

Robin Murray is the St. Mary’s Office Administrator as of October 2022.   Robin joins our team with a background in technology project execution.  Robin lives in Thornhill with her husband Dale.


For general inquiries you can reach Robin in the office at; office@saintmarysanglican.ca or when calling the office at extension #221.

Mahmut Terci

St. Mary’s Sexton and Caretaker
St. Mary’s would like to welcome Mahmut and his wife Esma to our parish as our new Sextons and Caretakers.  Mahmut looks forward to meeting the St. Mary’s community while he works to keep our spaces at St. Mary’s ready for all our activities and ministries.  If you notice any cleaning needs or your parish group requires any assistance for upcoming events, please contact the office and Mahmut and Esma will be happy to help ensure everything is ready for your event or program.


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