Our Rector

Rev'd Karla Holmes (Incumbent)
Rev. Karla was born and grew up in Southern Ontario. She received her Bachelor’s degrees in Music and Education from the University of Western Ontario. After moving to Montreal in 1976, she taught music and then switched to teaching English as a Second language at the Cegep and University level. She has Master’s degrees in Applied Linguistics and Theology. Rev. Karla did her curacy with the churches of St Saviour, St Matthew’s and St Columba in NDG. She was also the Associate Priest at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Montreal. She has been with the congregation of St Thomas’ since December 2010. Rev. Karla has three grown children, Christopher, Laurence and Natasha who all live in Montreal. Karla's family was recently blessed with a new addition: Leo Mackenzie Hermann-Stroll was born on Dec. 5th, 2011. Parents Christopher and Robyn are ecstatic, not to mention Grandma Karla!