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.
At age 92 and in her 35th year and 12th consecutive term as mayor of
Mississauga, Ont., Canada’s sixth-largest city, Hazel McCallion is
showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, she’s devoting her last two
years in office to solving the seemingly insoluble problem of gridlock
in the Greater Toronto Area.
In late October, Toronto’s St. James Cathedral was filled with richly
coloured and intricately embroidered tapestries and texiles for the
exhibit “Sacred Stitches: Beauty and Holiness in the Needlework of Many
You are doing something really, really important. I know it’s not easy. I see you with your arms overflowing, and I know you came to church already tired. Parenting is tiring. Really tiring.
The Rev. Tim Sale likes the title “the longest-serving honorary assistant in the world.” He has earned it at St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Winnipeg.
Through the Anglican Foundation’s Kids Helping Kids Fund, Anglican children have been making a positive difference in the lives of other Canadian children.
The mess is spreading—Messy Church, that is. Across Canada, people of all ages are coming together to worship, learn, sing, play, talk and eat together in a family friendly style of worship.
The storyteller and his adult audience sit cross-legged on the floor as he unties a beige cloth of white sand, which he spreads smooth, then swirls into dunes and forms into the walls and temple of ancient Jerusalem.
Even God rested on the Sabbath. It is a commandment and an example I am sure we all need to follow.
September seems to be all about gearing up for back to school, back to work, back to the rat race after the fleeting reprieve of summer holidays (if you had any).