The Anglican-run University College of Emmanuel and St. Chad has awarded an honorary fellowship to the seventh bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon, Donald Bolen.
In his book A Walk in Jerusalem, John Peterson writes: “No road
in the Holy Land has been more travelled than the Way of the Cross in
Jerusalem. It is an ecumenical phenomenon and never more so than today.”
The Consultation of Anglican Bishops in Dialogue, at the end of their fifth meeting May 22 to 24, said they have come to realize that reconciliation is “far beyond agreeing to disagree” but is in fact about seeking “not only to tolerate but to understand.”
Music was a deeply formative part of my adolescence. Along with Bible
reading and daily prayer, my Christian music collection was incredibly
meaningful to me. Audio Adrenaline, Amy Grant, DC Talk, Michael W.
Smith, Petra and White Cross were just some of the bands in my
Staged as a play, the Rev. Mia Anderson’s life would have a plot full of twists and surprises.
Act 1: A young Canadian actress sets off for theatre school in London,
England, and soon is acting with the Royal Shakespeare Company.
The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has been awarded
a 2014 Civil Society Effectiveness Award for a program that helps its
partners provide bicycle and boat ambulances to remote communities in
Mozambique, Burundi and Bangladesh.
Movies can entertain, inspire, make connections or pose questions. Heaven Is for Real is a Christian drama that covers all of these.
Participants at the National Consultation on Congregational Vitality ended their meeting May 14−16 with a call to continue sharing resources and conversations around creating healthy and vital parishes across Canada.
The bishop of the diocese of the Arctic, David Parsons, is urging every Anglican in his diocese to give an additional $20 a week for the next year and a half so that it can pay off its remaining $1.9 million debt from the construction of St. Jude’s Cathedral by 2015.
When parishes are “elastic” and embrace different ways of being church, when their dioceses, clergy and parishioners are collaborative and have a “strong spiritual core” and when they reach out to communities beyond their walls, they become healthy and vital.