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‘We continue to love God and love each other’

Entering the priesthood was said to be fraught with uncertainty by some recently ordained Anglicans even before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Looking around

Jesus said these words in the context of his encounter with a Samaritan woman.

A message from the Primate

Dear friends in Christ, On October 8th we learned of the death of the Rt. Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Curtis Ralph Peddle, Bishop of the Diocese...

The discomfort—and faithfulness—of transformation

Human beings find infinite ways to establish groups within which to feel safe.

October issue examines continued pandemic adaptations

As some Canadian churches continue to reopen while others face renewed restrictions, the Anglican Journal’s October issue offers a view into just a few...

Federal grant extends PWRDF maternal and child health program for pandemic

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has received major support from the Government of Canada, allowing it to extend its maternal and...

Seminaries expand remote learning as pandemic continues

Theological colleges across Canada have adapted their teaching models to the COVID-19 pandemic, as online and remote learning become the new norm. In seminaries that...

‘It affects everybody’: Sask. bishops sign interfaith statement on suicide prevention

Four Anglican bishops have joined religious leaders across Saskatchewan in signing an interfaith statement that calls for greater efforts to prevent suicide.

Church launches new online bookstore

The Anglican Church of Canada has a new online bookstore—and ordering books and other resources should be faster and easier as a result, the church staffer tasked with managing the switch to the new e-store says.

Faith leaders decry Quebec’s church-specific attendance limits

“Inconsistent.” “Illogical.” “Incomprehensible.” These are some of the words Bishop Bruce Myers used to describe new COVID-19 restrictions by the Quebec government limiting attendance in...

Anglican archbishops react to sign of possible life on Venus

Two of the Anglican Church of Canada’s most senior leaders are hailing with enthusiasm the discovery of a gas associated with living organisms on the planet Venus.

‘So that nothing like this ever happens again’: Residential schools, system declared historic

Canada’s federal government announced Aug. 31 that the residential school system would be declared an event of national historical significance, and that two former...

‘Be invitational in our desire to see change’

Early in June, Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls described the COVID-19 pandemic as a “changed circumstance”: the latest in a long series of changes...

September issue considers re-openings, pandemic impact

September often marks new beginnings in the church, as programs start, Sunday school resumes and parishioners return home from cottages in the country or...

Anglicans respond charitably amid pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped people from giving generously to the Anglican Church of Canada’s Giving with Grace campaign—topping last year’s donations. Donations in response...