The church where I served as student minister has a number of very large stained glass windows: Christ with the children, the women at the empty tomb, and a rather lurid depiction of Christ on the cross, featuring a great deal of purple and agony.
While the dramatic downturn in oil prices that has occurred over the past six months has had a wide-ranging impact on economic prospects across Canada, those who have been hit hardest are people who were already on the margins, according to the Rev. Dale Neufeld, priest-in-charge of the parish of Fort McMurray, Alta.
Bishop Charles Robert (Bob) Townshend, retired suffragan bishop of the diocese of Huron, died on March 13 at the age of 77, after a lifetime of service in parish, diocesan and national church ministries, as well as on the boards of many educational institutions.
The site of a shuttered Anglican church in Saint John, N.B., is finding new life as a shelter for at-risk homeless youth in the city and region.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has spoken via cell phone to those mourning the victims of suicide bombings of two churches in Lahore, Pakistan, at a funeral service on March 16.
Many people observe Lent with different sorts of fasts, but some Canadian Anglican leaders have spent time during this Lenten season participating in a rolling Fast for the Climate that is slated to last a full year.
Members of synod for the Episcopal Church of Cuba narrowly voted in favour of returning to the church’s former affiliation with The Episcopal Church at their recent meeting last month in Cardenas, Cuba.
This weekend, I am meeting with two young Muslim friends, Ola and Hana, whom I met first when they were undergrad university students.