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How Canon Hugh Puxley motivated my life

Several years ago, I wrote an Anglican Journal column entitled “Enlarging Our Faith Communities.” In it I described my experience as a young Lutheran...

‘Something understood’: English poet Malcolm Guite on prayer, priesthood and sonnets

The Rev. Malcolm Guite is an English poet and musician. He is an ordained Anglican priest, a chaplain and teacher at Girton College, University...

Daily Bible reading errors in Anglican Journal

Dear Anglican Journal reader, It’s recently come to our attention that the daily Bible readings printed in the December 2019, January 2020, February 2020 and...

More visitors seek cathedrals, historic churches

In a time when attention has begun to focus increasingly on declining church attendance, some places of Anglican worship in both England and Canada—including English cathedrals—are seeing an increase in visitors.

Letters to the editor, February 2020

In “You weep before you get to Bethlehem” (Dec. 2019, p.1), the article references the “West Bank” as “occupied land,” the inference being the Israelis have no right to be there when in fact that territory had been designated for a Jewish state under the League of Nations Mandate—and Jews had lived there for millennia.

February issue takes a look at the arts

February 2020’s Anglican Journal, which includes a focus on art and the church, is now available online. Inside, you’ll find a report on an exhibition...

The case for a just proportion of the church’s wealth

Indigenous peoples are not asking for a one-to-one compensation for past injustices, and there is all but no interest in seeing others punished. Given...

Come from Away: Resurrection and Hope in Gander, Newfoundland

Do you remember where you were on Sept. 11, 2001? Most everyone has a story to tell about where they were on that day...

‘Modicum of justice’ for residential school dead

The three Anglicans who represented the church at a ceremony last fall honouring children who died in Canada’s Indian residential schools say they hope it will begin a process whereby the suffering of Indigenous children will be fully recognized by Canadians.

Looking toward God’s own pruning

Last fall, members of the diocese of Toronto gathered for synod.

Norm Casey remembered as gentle friend, shepherd of Indigenous ministry

The Rev. Norman Casey, who served as priest in churches in or near the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, Ontario; as a...

God truly works in mysterious ways

I became part of the church, at first, as more of an observer.

Statistician sees ParishOS as future of church’s data collection

The Anglican Church of Canada’s statistician says he hopes a new electronic tool for gathering parish data will allow the church to see itself with greater clarity.

Living as footnotes to the story

“To live in the church in North America is to assume that our critique of the church is the most important, that our problems are the most significant problems in the universal church.”

Balancing institution and mission: Lessons from change in the Cuban church

To my brothers and sisters in the Anglican Church of Canada: