Fr. Martin Carter
Father Martin Carter is Acting Rector of Saint Dunstan’s Basilica in the Diocese of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Martin is married to Annie and they have three adult children. Martin holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree in Agriculture and Soil Science from the University of Alberta, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Soil Science from the University of Saskatchewan. He is a fellow and past-president of the Canadian Society of Soil Science, and past-editor of the Canadian Journal of Soil Science. For over thirty years, Martin was a research scientist at several agricultural research centres across Canada. He obtained a Bachelor of Divinity degree and a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy degree by distance study from the University of London (UK), and was ordained an Anglican minister in 1998.
Both Martin and Annie entered the Catholic Church in 2005 and 2006, respectively. Martin was sponsored by the Bishop of Charlottetown and through the process of the Pastoral Provision, he was ordained a Catholic Priest in St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Charlottetown, in August 2009.