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Hildegard of Bingen

For a woman in medieval Europe, the Benedictine abbess later known as St. Hildegard occupied a relatively privileged position.

Edmonton church avoids COVID-19 outbreak after presence of infected person at service

The associate priest of an Edmonton church says her church is grateful for having strictly followed COVID-19 protocols after a close brush with the disease.

‘The Spirit has been present in new and exciting ways’

Planning, disruption and hope in a pandemic year

Americans need Canadian prayers. They also need Canadian action.

Three years ago, I visited the diocese of Quebec as a foreign journalist writing about the sometimes weird, sometimes wonderful world of anglophone Christians...

Knowing God in four directions

Four-directional thinking is quite widespread among Indigenous elders.

Communion beyond the human

Dear Reader, I imagine you thinking right now—preposterous!

Many dioceses evade pandemic year cash crunch—at least for now

The COVID-19 pandemic is first and foremost a public health crisis.

‘New ways of being church are emerging’

As the tumultuous year 2020 drew to a close, and as Canadian Anglicans looked towards another year of uncertainty, the Anglican Journal informally surveyed members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) about the presentation on the national church’s strategic planning process they’d heard Nov. 6.

January issue looks at the state of the church

With a new year beginning, the January Anglican Journal takes a look at the Anglican Church of Canada at the closing of an unusual and difficult 2020.

Orthodox school finds ‘natural home’ at Trinity

The only Orthodox theological programs in Canada accredited by the Association of Theological Schools are offered at a historically Anglican college—a fact that may seem counterintuitive.

Church eyes possible full communion with Moravians in 2022

The Anglican Church of Canada’s Faith, Worship and Ministry (FWM) Committee is hoping the next General Synod will see a full communion agreement with another denomination: the Moravians, Council of General Synod (CoGS) heard Nov. 8.

‘Be still and know that I am God’: Hope in the year ahead, no...

I ask God to give me the words he wants me to speak for him.

‘The agora is online now’

Since mid-March, when churches in the diocese of Quebec began to close for in-person worship, Joan Boeckner, 75, a parishioner at Quebec City’s Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, has not been going to church.

Indigenous Ministries ramps up pandemic pastoral care

General Synod’s department of Indigenous Ministries is adjusting its pastoral support program to better respond to increasing levels of pandemic-related stress in Indigenous communities across Canada, says National Indigenous Archbishop Mark MacDonald—work in which Resources for Mission (RfM), the national church’s fundraising arm, has been a valuable partner.

Dans l’attente d’un Noël en pandémie

L'Avent marque le début de notre année liturgique et nous plonge dans l’attente de la venue du Messie.