Saint Monica’s Episcopal Church Calls New Priest

November 30, 2014

Saint Monica’s Episcopal Church of Cantonment has call Rev. Anthony MacWhinnie II, as its new priest in charge.

MacWhinnie, former vicar of St. Thomas by the Sea in Laguna Beach and former rector of St. Augustine of Canterbury in Navarre, is returning to lead the church and people who elected to send him to seminary.

St. Monica’s, which ministers to the community with a free beans and rice ministry, The Market at St. Monica’s, health screenings and various other outreach projects, has been without a resident priest since 2012.

In an announcement to the congregation recently, Senior Warden Chuck Barnett said, “We believe this is the best thing that has happened to St. Monica’s in years. Anthony has come home to where he belongs.”

Pictured: Rev. Anthony MacWhinnie II and his wife Elizabeth. Photo by Sarah McCarren for, click to enlarge.


One Response to “Saint Monica’s Episcopal Church Calls New Priest”

  1. Charlie Dillard on December 3rd, 2014 7:33 pm

    Welcome to Saint Monica Episcopal Church.
    May God Bless you.
    Rev. MacWhinnie and Elizabeth, we at Faith Chapel Funeral Home wish you the best.
    Charlie Dillard
    Operations Manager