The Reverend Canon Dr Gary Hauch recently retired from full-time ministry in the Diocese of Ottawa where he spent the previous 26 years as the incumbent of the Church of the Ascension. Before that he served as a college-career pastor in a large interdenominational church in Colorado, a university chaplain, and as a curate at St Thomas, Alta Vista. He has a PhD in biblical studies from Princeton Theological Seminary and has taught part time at a number of schools, including Saint Paul University. Gary and his wife, Linda, initially came to Ottawa for Linda to do her a PhD in English Literature. After graduating, Linda taught at the University of Ottawa and later in the private sector. Gary and Linda have 2 sons, David, who lives in Hamilton, and Nathan, who lives in Ottawa and attends St John’s.