The Rev. Dr. Canon Alfred L. Salt, Priest Associate Emeritus
Fr. Salt was ordained to ministry at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Quebec City, Canada, as a deacon in 1951, and as a priest at St. George’s Church in Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada in 1952. From 1952 to 1954, while completing his theological degree, he was priest-in-charge of St. Phillips Church in Sawyerville, Quebec, Canada. From 1954 to 1993, Fr. Salt was rector of Christ Church in Stanstead, Quebec, followed by St. Michael’s Church in Sillery, Quebec. Fr. Salt then served for many years as Rector of All Saints Church in Millington, New Jersey.
After retiring, he became an honorary assistant at Grace Episcopal Church in Port Huron, Michigan and St. John’s Episcopal Church in Naples, Florida, then settled as honorary assistant at St. Mary’s Church in Bonita Springs, Florida.
Academically, Fr. Salt is a graduate of Bishop’s University in Lennoxville, Quebec, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts with honors in 1949. A short time later, he secured a Master of Arts in history in 1951 and a Bachelor of Divinity in 1960. He continued his academic pursuits, completing the advanced graduate management program at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1970. Concluding his studies at the Graduate Theological Foundation, Fr. Salt obtained a Doctor of Ministry in 1988.
Other professional endeavors to Fr. Salt’s credit include contributing as an honorary canon with the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Quebec, a chaplain for the Diocese of Quebec and the president of the Morris Convocation, as well as the director and vice president of the Victorious Ministry Through Christ. Additionally, Fr. Salt completed service with the United States Army Air Corps and the United States Navy between 1944 and 1946.