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  • Bishop of Cuba thankful for ‘bridges of hope’
    Bishop of Cuba thankful for ‘bridges of hope’
  • The gift of traditional healing
    The gift of traditional healing
  • Opening doors for Cuba
    Opening doors for Cuba
  • Prayers for Peshawar
    Prayers for Peshawar
  • Take courage
    Take courage
  • Foundation backs five youth projects
    Foundation backs five youth projects
  • The vocabulary of prayer
    The vocabulary of prayer
  • A distinct Advent/Christmas message
    A distinct Advent/Christmas message
  • Bishop of Cuba thankful for ‘bridges of hope’
  • The gift of traditional healing
  • Opening doors for Cuba
  • Prayers for Peshawar
  • Take courage
  • Foundation backs five youth projects
  • The vocabulary of prayer
  • A distinct Advent/Christmas message

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  • Growing up in Boyhood

    Growing up in Boyhood
    The movie's opening scene is its most evocative: a five-year-old boy lies on his back upon the green grass, gazing up at the clouds passing on a blue sky, as if transfixed by a waking dream.
    By John Arkelian
    Posted November, 24 2014
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  • 'Nevertheless'

    'Nevertheless'
    On a Saturday morning in mid-September, I was seated with three other people, forming a panel at a meeting of the board of ATR (Anglican Theological Review), a quarterly publication well known for its articles, poetry and book reviews. We were invited to speak to the subject of “testing the bonds of affection” and to offer some reflections on the state of relations within and among the churches of the Anglican Communion.
    By Fred Hiltz
    Posted November, 24 2014
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  • Beeswax and sweetgrass

    Beeswax and sweetgrass
    As we gathered in the chapel to celebrate Eucharist, our friend and colleague Barbara was preparing to smudge the altar. In attempting to light her sweetgrass braid from the altar candle, she held it too close to the flame and for a moment too long, and the flame sputtered and died.
    By Michael Thompson
    Posted November, 21 2014
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  • Primate receives Homeless Jesus replica

    Primate receives Homeless Jesus replica
    Amidst the presentations and discussions, Council of General Synod (CoGS) also included a moment of giving when Andy Seal, director of Augsburg Fortress Canada, presented Archbishop Fred Hiltz with a miniature replica of Canadian artist Timothy Schmalz’s widely acclaimed Homeless Jesus sculpture.
    By André Forget
    Posted November, 21 2014
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  • Primate’s commission sees long road ahead

    Primate’s commission sees long road ahead
    On Nov. 15, Archbishop Terence Finlay and the Rev. Andrew Wesley updated the Council of General Synod (CoGS) on the work of the Primate’s Commission on the Doctrine of Discovery, Reconciliation and Healing.
    By Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted November, 20 2014
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  • Diocesan reps gather for anti-racism consultation

    Diocesan reps gather for anti-racism consultation
    A national consultation on anti-racism training held Nov. 6 drew 35 participants to South Surrey, B.C., on unceded Coast Salish territory, land of Semiahmoo.
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted November, 20 2014
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  • PWRDF strengthens volunteer network

    PWRDF strengthens volunteer network
    On Nov. 15, Carolyn Vanderlip briefed the Council of General Synod about the aims of its new Canadian Anglican Partnership Program, of which she was appointed director in May.
    By Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted November, 19 2014
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  • Canadian mining practices have ‘imperial footprint’

    Canadian mining practices have ‘imperial footprint’
    Though many Canadians might not often think about the nation’s mining practices, they are “very well known” to the rest of the world, said National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald in a presentation to Council of General Synod Nov.15. This was not, MacDonald hastened to add, a good thing. 
    By André Forget
    Posted November, 19 2014
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  • WCC condemns attack in synagogue

    WCC condemns attack in synagogue

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary, the Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, has issued a statement expressing sadness and concern and condemning the violent attack in a Jerusalem synagogue Nov. 18 that left four worshippers and one policeman dead and many injured.

    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted November, 19 2014
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  • First Jerusalem Sunday ‘significant’

    First Jerusalem Sunday ‘significant’

    Andrea Mann, global relations director at the Anglican Church of Canada, took some time during her presentation to Council of General Synod (CoGS) Nov. 15 to talk about how Jerusalem Sunday has furthered the Canadian church’s commitment to building a strong relationship with the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

    By André Forget
    Posted November, 19 2014
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