Our offices will be close on Monday, May 18 for Victoria Day/Journée nationale des patriotes,
but we'll be back in on May 19.
Enjoy the long weekend!
The bishop of one of two dioceses that account for the majority of the Anglicans in Quebec is seeking election as bishop of the other diocese as well, because “now would be an opportune time to unite the two dioceses.”
I write from the land of galloping regime change. You guessed it—from Alberta—where, every generation or two, we elect a new government. My theme, however, does not have to do with politics, but with personal spiritual transformation, which has been occurring alongside our Canadian springtime.
Two weeks before the May 25 deadline set by the Canadian government for matching donations given to registered charities for earthquake relief in Nepal, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) announced that Anglicans had so far donated $167, 937.
At first glance, there seems to be an error on the sign outside the small white church in this community, located 66 km north of Kamloops. “ST PAUL,” it reads, without the usual period following the “ST.” But it is no error—the sign, though it refers to the saint, is actually a clever acronym: “Serving Together, Parish of Anglicans, United and Lutherans.”
Meghan Kilty, the newly hired communication director for the Anglican Church of Canada, has been researching ways that communications can support community resiliency.
As part of the Anglican Journal’s 140th anniversary milestone, I was tasked with sifting through the newspaper’s substantial archives in search of stories significant to the history of the Anglican Church of Canada, and to the history of the Journal itself.
I was setting up chairs for Sunday School when I overheard the coffee hour team in the kitchen debating about the urn and how many scoops they should use and why on earth wasn’t the recipe written down somewhere.
The Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) will meet together for a second time in a joint assembly to be held in Vancouver in 2019.