Archbishop Anne Germond is pleased to announce that we have a new editor and assistant editor for our Diocesan newspaper, the Algoma Anglican.

Mr. George Cribbs has agreed to be our editor and Mrs. Sharon Corston has agreed to support him as assistant editor.

George Cribbs is a 73 year old retired English teacher who has lived for the past 48 years in the Porcupine region of the Diocese of Moosonee.  After retirement and for the past 10 years, he has worked as the editor of the Northland, a newspaper publication of the Diocese of Moosonee.  He has also been a supervisor with some responsibility for the evaluation of the essay component of the Province of Ontario’s English Language Proficiency Test given to grade 10 students.

He is married to Catharine who is from a farming community near Massey.  They have 2 adult sons, 2 daughters-in-law, and 4 wonderful grandchildren.

George has offered to take on the role of editor of the Algoma Anglican in conjunction with his role as editor for the Northland.


Sharon Corston is the treasurer, newsletter producer, technology wizard, webmaster, Synod representative etc…, at Gathering Table in Thunder Bay.  She sits on the Diocesan Communications Committee and the Thunder Bay-North Shore Deanery Communications Team producing the Deanery Net News and as webmaster.  She produces the Diocesan ACW Newsletter quarterly.  She states that “this type of work is a passion of mine…I am so pleased to have been asked to assist George Cribbs in producing a Moosonee/Algoma newspaper.”

The first edition of the Algoma Anglican will be in June as a joint publication with the Northland.

Deadline date for submissions is April 15th.  Articles and/or pictures should be sent to Sharon Corston at

We welcome George and Sharon to their new roles and thank them for their willingness to take on this task on behalf of Algoma.