Stepping away from what is typical practice in
Ontario, the national offices of the Anglican Church of Canada will
close for Remembrance Day on Nov. 11.
On Oct. 31, the Canadian Church Historical Society (CCHS) met for its first conference in 12 years. The conference, organized to commemorate the 175th anniversary of the diocese of Toronto, was held at the University of Toronto’s Trinity College—a fitting location given that college’s prominent place in the history of the diocese.
Before being appointed in 2012 as the Anglican Church of Canada’s special advisor for government relations, the Rev. Laurette Glasgow spent 37 years working for the federal government.
I would like to thank the Anglican Journal editor for giving me the opportunity to write this monthly column and for the latitude she is allowing me in terms of title, theme and content.
The stormy history of the Canadian Anglican hymnal might surprise many who each week sing contentedly from the Book of Common Praise.
The territory of Yukon and the kingdom of Swaziland couldn’t be farther apart—in distance, size, climate and economy. But both are home to the Rev. Canon David Pritchard, priest-in-charge—at least until December—of St. Saviour’s Anglican Church in Carcross, Yukon.
A new task force has been formed to consider how the Anglican Church of Canada’s clergy and laity can faithfully respond to end-of-life issues.
The U.S.-led airstrike campaign is hardly a plausible solution to quelling the encroaching and horrific reign of Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the Rev. Nadim Nassar, the lone Syrian Anglican minister and director of the London, England-based, Christian charity, Awareness Foundation.
As the fight against Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa continues, the Anglican church has been heavily involved in providing both spiritual solace and material aid.
Crowds lined the streets as Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s casket was carried through Hamilton to Christ’s Church Anglican Cathedral, where his funeral was held Oct. 28.