The Most Rev. Shaun McCann, Ep.Gn. – Pastor
Originally consecrated on December 22nd, 2002 as Bishop of Alberta, Shaun McCann was shortly thereafter elevated to Patriarch and Primate of the Apostolic Johannite Church and has served faithfully in that role since June 23rd, 2003.
Since that time, Shaun McCann, as Iohannes IV, has led the Church through a decade of growth and development, expanding the Johannite Church to numerous centres in five countries, writing the All Saints Accord, overseeing the publication of “Levitikon: The Gospels according to the Primitive Church”, sending representation to the Parliament of the World’s Religions, supervising the formation of numerous clerics and lay leaders, initiating and directing the revision of the Church’s rites and presiding over a decade of Conclaves.
He is an accomplished student of esotericism and ritual, having attained Master of the Temple in the Ordo Sacrae Flammae and served previously as Grand Master of the Friary. He is also an Initiate and Chevalier in several Knights Templar lineages, as well as a Martinist Free Initiator, Chevalier Bienfaisant de la Cité Sainte, Master Mason, and a member or initiate of a number of other initiatory orders
In addition to these undertakings, he is also an avid reader of history, and enjoys writing and playing music on several instruments when time allows. Bishop McCann has served with the Parish of St. Joseph since January 2002