It’s barely 9:30 a.m., but already the walkway between the Anglican Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Bartholomew and the bishop’s residence is a furnace, and the dozens of choristers who line it are sweating in their gowns.
On June 3, I will have been ordained for 40 years. I still remember that night. It was pouring rain, but a huge congregation had assembled in All Saints Cathedral in Halifax, as there were seven of us to be made deacons. Of the group, two have since died, one has left our church, and all the rest, except me, have retired.
The Anglican Church of Canada’s General Synod has requested bishops and deans to focus, for 22 days, from May 31 to June 21, on renewing the church’s commitment to support the work of the Anglican Fund for Healing and Reconciliation through prayers, participation in awareness-raising campaigns and donations.
The Anglican Foundation celebrated its 60th anniversary May 25-28 with a Eucharist, a banquet and the opening of a textile exhibition at Christ Church Cathedral.
When Harima Mkitage's family received a cow four years ago, her parents used some of the money the cow brought in to pay her school fees. Now, she wants to become a livestock specialist. Photo: André Forget Mkumba, Tanzania Seventeen-year-old Harima Mkitage…
What does it mean to say that Canadian society and its religious institutions have entered a secular age? What is the evidence for the importance of the spiritual in our 21st-century lives?
The rector of an Anglican parish on the Ottawa River near Montreal says she’s impressed by how people worked together to save the homes of others threatened by recent flooding.
Image: Vladwel/Shutterstock Why do apparently good people do bad things? It is because we don’t take seriously the teachings of Jesus in his call to discipleship. One example of these is, “Why do you see the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the…
With the approach of Jerusalem Sunday this weekend, the Anglican Church of Canada’s national office has released new liturgical resources, including reflections from a pilgrimage by Ottawa-area women to the Holy Land last year.
The story of Thomas, asking to see the Risen Christ for himself, always makes me think of the axiom that you shouldn’t hold back from asking a question because, if you need it answered, chances are that someone else does, too.