Students and faculty of Queen’s College in the diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador kicked off the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with an interdenominational service featuring a sermon from Archbishop Martin Currie of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of St. John's.
The subtitle says it all: Prayer and reflection texts for Christian reconciliation and unity. This collection of private and corporate devotion gathers resources from across the whole spectrum of Christianity from every age—Roman Catholic, Anglican, Orthodox through United, Baptist, Pentecostal. It carries the endorsement of Christian leaders from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, home of the Prairie Centre for Ecumenism.
“The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.”
So opens Mark’s account of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, presented to us as a sentence in verse 1.
It has been a long process, but the Anglican Church of Canada will submit today its digital records relating to Indian Residential Schools—over 300,000 pages of documents—to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).
(This editorial first appeared in the January issue of the Anglican Journal.) For over a decade now, many in the church have bemoaned the lack of reliable data about the membership of the Anglican Church of Canada. The only thing that…
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