The offices of the Anglican Journal will be closed April 3rd and April 6th for the celebration of Good Friday and Easter. Staff will be back in on Tuesday morning. Have a blessed Triduum!
This weekend, many of the world’s more than two billion Christians will celebrate one of the most important rites in the Christian calendar: Easter.
April is here and for those fortunate enough to be surrounded by caring family or friends, there is much to celebrate—both sacred and secular.
The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) announced an initial grant of $20,000 in relief funds for the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam caused massive destruction on March 13.
Seventeen bishops representing 15 provinces of the Anglican Communion are urging Anglicans across the world to recognize climate change as “the most urgent moral issue of our day.”
There was a general feeling amongst the elderly in the community that a whole generation was being lost. Their adult children had fallen away, and their grandchildren knew nothing of the faith at all. One of them proclaimed, “O sir…our children are growing up faithless and our little ones have never been baptized!”
On Palm Sunday, Bishop James Njegovan of the diocese of Brandon announced in a pastoral letter that effective July 31, 2015, he will be retiring after 13-and-a half-years of episcopal service.
The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA) has urged Anglican churches in the West to “refrain from making unilateral decisions” regarding human sexuality, saying it will further divisions in the Anglican Communion.
Although it has been three decades since I lived in Quebec City, and eight decades since my mother left her home there, I am and will always be a Quebecer, in the true sense of the word. I have family and friends whom I love to visit, and my parents and ancestors all found their final resting place at Mount Hermon Cemetery on the edge of the Saint Lawrence River in Sillery. I subscribe to the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, and read about people whom I barely know, or have never met, with great interest.