The Rev. Canon Richard C. Weyls

Canon for Community Life & Senior Associate Rector

Fr. Weyls began as Cathedral Canon in February of 2024, and was named Canon for Community Life & Senior Associate Rector in June of 2024.

He is no stranger to Saint Mark’s, having  served as an assisting priest here 2013–2017. He was then called to serve as rector of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Seattle (Green Lake), where he served as Rector until 2022.

He also has a long tenure serving as hospital and palliative care chaplain, spiritual care director, and most recently as Interim Manager of Spiritual Care for five Providence Swedish hospitals in the Seattle region.

Prior to being received as a priest in The Episcopal Church, Fr. Weyls was a Roman Catholic priest, ordained in 1993. He married his husband Mark in a liturgy in Thomsen Chapel at Saint Mark’s in August of 2017. Rich and Mark are the proud parents of three adult sons, their spouses, and six grandchildren who bring great joy to their lives.