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The Rev'd Canon Dr Travis O'Brian

Father Travis holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Leuven, Belgium, where he wrote his dissertation on the work of Søren Kierkegaard. A father of four and avid fly-fisher, he was ordained in 2004 and has been Rector of St Barnabas since 2007. He has also recently held the position of Director of Anglican Studies at the Vancouver School of Theology.

Travis is the author of A Word Shared Between Us: Praying in a Time of Exile (Wipf and Stock 2022).

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Honorary Assistants

Saint Barnabas is blessed with six honorary assistant priests who support the rector by assisting with and celebrating Sunday and weekday Masses, hearing confessions, and offering pastoral support. Our honorary assistants are the Rev'd Canon Dr Martin Brokenleg, the Rev'd Walter Donald, the Rev'd Elaina Hyde-Mills, the Rev'd Canon Dr Kim Murray, the Rev'd Canon Peter Shurvin, and the Rev'd Edwin Taylor.