The Rev. Steven Maki is part of a long tradition of cross-border religious reciprocity. He’s an American Episcopal priest serving in an Anglican parish in Newfoundland.
This past summer, my father-in-law took us to see the church in which he worshipped as a child. Church of the Herald Angel, just outside of Orangeville, Ont., has been closed for many years and is now a well-cared-for home.
On Wednesday, August 5, Bishop Dennis Drainville, 12th bishop of the diocese of Quebec, announced that he will likely retire in 2017.
Some of the church gestures and documents aimed at reconciliation after past wrongs – like those associated with Canada’s residential schools – already have the characteristics of liturgy, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, told an international gathering of specialists on liturgy on August 4.
On July 23, Canada’s federal court ruled that by denying refugees from countries deemed to be “safe,” the Canadian government was violating their Charter rights.
It is a Tuesday afternoon in downtown Burlington, Ont., and a small group of people are waiting outside a portable building in the parking lot of St. Christopher’s Anglican Church.
In 1940, Saul Alinsky, author of Rules for Radicals and legendary father of community organizing, spearheaded the establishment of the Industrial Areas Foundation in wartime Chicago.
It has been an issue for almost a hundred years, but this summer Winnipeggers have decided that it is time for the Ojibwa/Ontario Saulteaux First Nation of Shoal Lake Band #40 to get its due, and Anglican voices have been some of the loudest advocating for change.