In a room in the basement of St. George’s-on-the-Hill, in Etobicoke, Ont., Canon Andrew Sheldon carefully opens a gold-coloured box before a group of children.
What makes us root for the underdog? Why, it’s the strength of character and sheer determination that gets them to their destination.
At a day-long “creation care fair” held March 25 at St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church in Toronto’s Leaside neighbourhood, Anglicans and community members had a chance to ask church and secular leaders about how they were responding to the challenge of climate change.
Anglican delegates attending the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York have returned home pledging to “change the world” after what they described as a life-changing event.
A delegation from the Philippines that includes an Anglican bishop wants the government to appoint an ombudsperson to monitor Canadian mining operations overseas and to support formal peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front.
Churches across Canada have a role to play in the current opioid overdose crisis, says the Rev. Monique Stone, the rector of the three-point Parish of Huntley in the diocese of Ottawa.
A merger of five Peterborough-area Anglican and Lutheran congregations into two might begin as early as this September, says a diocesan official overseeing the process.
Ten more homes in the First Nations community of Pikangikum in Northern Ontario will have clean drinking water by theend of 2017 as a result of a joint effort by the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), Habitat forHumanity Manitoba, and grassroots Anglican group Pimatsiwin Nipi.
The Rev. Art Bass is a trial lawyer and Episcopal deacon in Cleveland, Tennessee. He also happens to be the mastermind behind one of the most popular Episcopal-themed pages on Facebook – a page he maintained mostly in anonymity until he was confronted with his growing online popularity at a diocesan workshop.
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and leaders of the Church of England have offered prayers for those affected by the March 22 attack in Westminster which left four people dead and many injured.