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Even traps may allow for growth

`I'm a trapped Anglican.' THESE ARE WORDS which a friend recently used in describing to me his situation at the moment. We live in...

Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert’s Land

Memorial garden built for ashes Christ Church in Edmonton has constructed a memorial garden in which people may place the ashes of their...

Women form support group, Internet chat

A women's conference has led to an Internet chat line and a women's support group. The first North American Anglican Women's Leadership Conference...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon

Teens find home in former rectory A former rectory in the Salt Spring Island, B.C., parish has been given new life as a group...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert’s Land

Circles reflect Native influence The strong aboriginal influence and the large role Natives played in planning this month's synod in the Diocese of Brandon...

Priests worry about becoming licensing canon fodder

Anglican clergy across the country are feeling upset and betrayed after a new licensing canon was passed at General Synod in May. Canon 17...

Searching for meaning in baby’s death

An Anglican woman whose infant daughter died of dehydration a day after she was sent home from hospital says she does not want the...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario

Iranians take refuge in London cathedral A London cathedral has given sanctuary to an Iranian family after their attempts to win refugee status were...

Restrained peace was welcome

HE MOMENT IN the eucharist that has come to be called "passing the peace" is one of the indicators that I observe closely when...

Organ finds new home on East Coast

A church in Newfoundland is making beautiful music with the gift of an organ donated by a Calgary woman. "The congregation was well...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Canada

Flood victims thank church members A couple who lost their home in Truro, N.S., to a flood in January, turned up to a St....

Bishops discuss new model for Native church

Bishops of three dioceses in Manitoba and northwestern Ontario are looking at a new approach to creating a Native Anglican church. The dioceses...

Change on Arctic horizon

NE CAN UNDERSTAND why members of the Diocese of the Arctic might use words like gargantuan to describe its geography. After all, the...

Families praise Nova Scotians

If a disaster of the magnitude of the crash of Swissair Flight 111 had to happen anywhere, from the perspective of the victims' families...

Church fights to save paintings

An insidious problem haunts the coloured walls of St. Anne's Church in west Toronto - a problem that, drip by drip, threatens to damage...