Oxford University Press in the United Kingdom will publish a five-volume series about Anglicanism, an undertaking that has been described as “an unprecedented international project in religious history.”
Anglican churches are among the most picturesque and varied examples of Canadian architecture. Each one is a unique and cherished emblem of its parish and a beckoning sanctuary for the world-weary—whether it's a 19th-century wooden chapel in a field or a glass-and-concrete urban temple.
An American priest who describes herself as a “Canadian enthusiast” has been elected the first woman bishop in the Anglican diocese of New Westminster and the first woman diocesan bishop in the ecclesiastical province of British Columbia and the Yukon.
General Synod’s Marks of Mission team is offering grants of $1,000 to every diocese in the Anglican Church of Canada as seed money for projects that implement any of the the Anglican Communion’s five marks of mission.
Don Cherry is such a devout Anglican that on a visit to National Post columnist Fr. Raymond J. de Sousa, he impressed the Catholic priest by reciting the Book of Common Prayer's Confession—from "Dearly beloved brethren" to the end of the Absolution.
The Canadian government has extended the time it is offering to match
donations given to registered charities to aid people in the areas
devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines and
neighbouring countries on Nov. 8.
Sunday, December 1, marks the start of the season of Advent, the first of four Sundays preceding Christmas Day. Advent or Adventus in Latin, means "coming," and for Christians around the world it means a period of expectant and hopeful waiting for the birth of Jesus Christ.
Each night before putting our son to bed, we read a few stories from our children’s Bible. There are stories of Adam and Eve, of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, of Deborah and Ruth, of Jesus, Mary, Martha and the other disciples.
The September Anglican Journal featured an article on page one—An ‘appalling, inhumane’ experiment— that quoted from a statement Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, and I made in response to the revelation that children at residential schools in the 1940s were subjected to nutrition experiments.
“Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind; and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee”―John Donne, “Meditation 17.”
With those words in mind, recently I watched a very moving and compelling video whose subject was Dr. Donald Low.