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  • Taking pride in the ‘mother church’ for Canadian Anglicans

    Taking pride in the ‘mother church’ for Canadian Anglicans
    Although it has been three decades since I lived in Quebec City, and eight decades since my mother left her home there, I am and will always be a Quebecer, in the true sense of the word. I have family and friends whom I love to visit, and my parents and ancestors all found their final resting place at Mount Hermon Cemetery on the edge of the Saint Lawrence River in Sillery. I subscribe to the Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph, and read about people whom I barely know, or have never met, with great interest.  
    Andrew Caddell
    Posted March, 26 2015
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  • Ottawa fundraiser brings in money for the Arctic

    Ottawa fundraiser brings in money for the Arctic

    While St. Jude’s Cathedral now stands proudly in central Iqaluit, the debt incurred in building it stands at $1.27 million, according to Darren McCartney, suffragan bishop for the diocese of the Arctic, an amount that significantly inhibits the diocese’s ability to go about its mission.

    by André Forget
    Posted March, 26 2015
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  • Hymnal transcribed into Braille

    Hymnal transcribed into Braille
    When Mary Williams attends services at St. John’s Anglican Church, South March in Kanata, Ont., she likes to sing all the hymns along with the rest of the congregation, but in recent years that has become increasingly difficult.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted March, 25 2015
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  • ACIP on self-determination: ‘Have we not talked long enough?’

    ACIP on self-determination: ‘Have we not talked long enough?’
    Indigenous Anglican leaders stated at a recent meeting of the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP) that they hope their most recent call for greater self-determination to be the last one needed.
    by André Forget
    Posted March, 24 2015
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  • Faith groups invite Pope to visit Vancouver’s poor

    Faith groups invite Pope to visit Vancouver’s poor
    A multi-faith group in Vancouver, B.C., has issued a formal invitation to Pope Francis to tour the city’s Downtown Eastside and two First Nations reserves.
    by Ben Graves
    Posted March, 24 2015
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  • Walking with the sisters

    Walking with the sisters
    Lynne Samways Hiltz first visited the Anglican convent of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine (SSJD) after she moved to Toronto from Nova Scotia when her husband, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, was elected as primate of the Anglican Church of Canada in 2007.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted March, 24 2015
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  • AST names new president

    AST names new president
    The Rev. Neale S. Bennet, an Anglican priest from the diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, has been appointed the next president of the Halifax-based Atlantic School of Theology (AST).
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted March, 23 2015
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  • Oil downturn hurts the most vulnerable, say Alberta clergy

    Oil downturn hurts the most vulnerable, say Alberta clergy
    While the dramatic downturn in oil prices that has occurred over the past six months has had a wide-ranging impact on economic prospects across Canada, those who have been hit hardest are people who were already on the margins, according to the Rev. Dale Neufeld, priest-in-charge of the parish of Fort McMurray, Alta.
    by André Forget
    Posted March, 19 2015
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  • Bishop Bob Townshend mourned

    Bishop Bob Townshend mourned
    Bishop Charles Robert (Bob) Townshend, retired suffragan bishop of the diocese of Huron, died on March 13 at the age of 77, after a lifetime of service in parish, diocesan and national church ministries, as well as on the boards of many educational institutions.
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted March, 18 2015
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  • Anglican church transformed into homeless teen shelter

     Anglican church transformed into homeless teen shelter
    The site of a shuttered Anglican church in Saint John, N.B., is finding new life as a shelter for at-risk homeless youth in the city and region.
    by Martin Wightman
    Posted March, 18 2015
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