After a career that spanned more than 50 years of ordained ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada, James David Cruickshank, seventh bishop of the diocese of Cariboo, died December 30 in the presence of his family. He was 79.
For several years now, the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine in Toronto has opened its doors on New Year’s Eve to those who want to usher in the new year “in an environment of peace and quiet fellowship.”
In his annual New Year’s address at Christ Church Cathedral, the primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, said the church must ensure that the interests and well-being of children, in Canada and around the world, are upheld.
The Anglican Journal office will be closed for Christmas holidays from Dec. 23, 2015 to Jan. 3, 2016.
Donations from the diocese of Qu’Appelle have recently helped feed at least 200 families displaced by fighting in strife-torn Burundi, according to Qu’Appelle’s Burundian companion diocese.
Anglican Fund for Healing and Reconciliation co-ordinator Esther Wesley has welcomed a recent decision by Council of General Synod (CoGS) that will allow the fund to continue operating with its administrative costs covered by money returned to General Synod through the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.
In mid-December, the diocese of Quebec completed a four-year process of divestment from fossil fuels and resource extraction, making it the first diocese in the Anglican Church of Canada to fully divest from both mining and fossil fuels.
One of the great themes of our faith is that of call—the belief that God actively calls individuals into particular ways of life.
Jenilee Gale is a resident of Peace River, Alta., but where she considers “home” to be is a more complicated question.
When Jesus was born, the angels sang and the star led, not just because he would grow into a great and good man, but because God, Godself, had entered the realm of flesh and blood and bone and brain.