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  • Primate pays tribute to deacons

    Primate pays tribute to deacons

      Deacons are "the feet, the hands, the heart, the voice of Jesus…you are that salt, that flavours for good, " Archbishop Fred Hiltz told members of the Association of Anglican Deacons in Canada, which met recently in Halifax. Photo: Cydney Proctor The Association of…

    by Cydney Proctor
    Posted August, 22 2014
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  • Justice camp highlights ‘God’s gift of land’

    Justice camp highlights ‘God’s gift of land’

    "Take a risk—and follow something new." That challenge from the Rev. Travis Enright to 75 Anglicans and other Christians gathered in Edmonton encapsulated what a unique event called justice camp is all about.

    Murray MacAdam
    Posted August, 19 2014
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  • Parish moves ‘from lament to hope’

    Parish moves ‘from lament to hope’

    Every second Friday around noon, there is a flurry of meaningful activity at St. Thomas Anglican Church in Thunder Bay, Ont. Tables are sent up, a barbecue is started and the doors of the church are opened wide.

    Deborah Kraft
    Posted August, 19 2014
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  • Anglican Foundation head to receive honorary doctorate

    Anglican Foundation head to receive honorary doctorate

    An honorary Doctor of Divinity degree will be conferred on the Rev. Canon Judy Rois, executive director of the Anglican Foundation of Canada, at the November convocation of Queen’s College. Queen’s is the Anglican theological college on the campus of Memorial University in St. John’s, Nfld.

    by Diana Swift
    Posted August, 13 2014
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  • Weighing the Anglican response in the Mideast

    Weighing the Anglican response in the Mideast
    Witnessing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the media, Canadian Anglicans, like so many others, may be asking themselves what can and should be done to end the ongoing strife. The Anglican Journal asked some Canadian Anglicans if they think the church should be involved in the issue, and if so, how? 
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted August, 13 2014
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  • Vianney (Sam) Carriere, 1947–2014

    Vianney (Sam) Carriere, 1947–2014
    Sam Carriere, the Anglican Church of Canada’s director of communications and information resources, and its director of resources for mission, died peacefully at his home in Toronto on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. He was 67.
    by Diana Swift
    Posted August, 11 2014
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  • First Slavey Anglican priest mourned

    First Slavey Anglican priest mourned

    The community of Hay River, N.W.T., is mourning the loss of the Rev. Georgina Bassett, who was ordained in 2012, becoming the first Anglican priest of Slavey descent in the Anglican Church of Canada. She died on July 8 of breast cancer at the age of 58.

    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted August, 08 2014
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  • Council works for social justice in Philippines

    Council works for social justice in Philippines

    In a passionate talk at the national office of the Anglican Church of Canada in Toronto, Fr. Rex Reyes updated staff on Christian development efforts in the earthquake—and the typhoon-prone Philippines. Reyes, a senior Episcopal priest in the diocese of Central Philippines, is also serving his second term as general secretary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), a partner of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF).

     
    by Diana Swift
    Posted August, 07 2014
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  • The making of Mishamikoweesh

    The making of Mishamikoweesh
    Anglican Video is producing a documentary on the creation of the Spiritual Indigenous Ministry of Mishamikoweesh, the first indigenous diocese in the Anglican Church of Canada.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted August, 06 2014
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  • PWRDF sends aid to Iraq

    PWRDF sends aid to Iraq
    The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has announced that it will send an initial grant of $10,000 through the ACT Alliance to help aid some of the more than one million people displaced by violent conflict in northern and western Iraq.
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted July, 31 2014
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