It’s a Friday morning in early September, and The Smokin’ Buddha is still mostly empty when the owner, Kevin Echlin, brings a smiling young man out from the kitchen and introduces us—or rather, re-introduces us.
Do you remember the first time you hosted your parents or other significant elders around your table?
An Ottawa architect is planning a new kind of residence for seniors—an intentional community, to be built on redeveloped church property.
Four Advent devotions, written by four heads of Anglican and Lutheran churches in North America, will soon be available for members of all four churches.
The cherished bells of St. Paul’s Anglican Church in Thunder Bay, Ont., at the Lake Superior Lakehead, have been tolling daily in mourning for the thousands killed by bombing and other strife in Aleppo, Syria’s largest city.
For centuries, the organ was the foundation for Anglican and Lutheran liturgical music, and in Europe’s great gothic churches and cathedrals, some of the greatest composers in the Western tradition held day jobs writing music that would be played at services, rather than concerts.
When the diocese of Algoma gathered for an electoral synod last week, Archdeacon Anne Germond’s name was not on the ballot; nor was she featured among the other official candidates for the position on the diocesan website.
It’s a safe bet that Capt. John Hodges Pipon of her Majesty’s Corps of Royal Engineers would be surprised, and perhaps pleased, that people still talk about him 160 years after his untimely death.
I preached at the ordination of a dear friend recently. Feeling a bit too nervous to be comfortable, it made me wonder beyond the event at hand.