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Robert Pynn

The Very Reverend Robert Pynn was born in Toronto and received his higher education in Boston Massachusetts earning his graduate degree at The Episcopal Theological School in Harvard University. He has lived and worked in Ottawa, Ontario and Vancouver, British Columbia. Since moving to Calgary, Alberta in 1977 he has served as Archdeacon and Dean of the Anglican Diocese as well as Prolocutor of the church's highest national body. Throughout his career he has inspired and helped found many social programs, including Homefront and FaithLink. At a 2006 awares ceremony Dean Pynn was called "the heart and soul of the Domestic Violence Sector." He is presently the Chair of The Trinity Place Foundation of Calgary where he helped initiate and integrated response to the abuse of seniors. Much of his poetry and contemplative reflections have been used by service agencies and read at their Board meetings and gala events. Robert Pynn has received many awards including: The Spirits of God Outstanding Agency Volunteer Award from the United Way; the Alberta Centennial Medal; the Jerry P. Sellinger Community Builders Award; and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. He has published two collections of poetry: Lifelines and Writing the Wind.

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Overcoming Conflicting Loyalties

Overcoming Conflicting Loyalties

Intimate Partner Violence, Community Resources, and Faith
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