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Racing with the Reverend

This month, the Rev. David Burrows will be revving up a sporty 2013 Toyota Scion and logging 2,200 kilometres through Newfoundland and Labrador in...
Bishop Victoria Matthews of Christchurch, New Zealand, presides over the deconsecration of quake-devastated Christchurch Cathedral. Photo: Lloyd Ashton

Building for mission, not monument

In the wake of a whirlwind consulting tour visiting cathedral-restoration experts in seven different countries, the Rt. Rev. Victoria Matthews, bishop of Christchurch, N.Z.,...

Margaret O’Gara: 1947-2012

Margaret O'Gara, a distinguished professor of theology at the University of St. Michael's College, University of Toronto, died Aug. 16 at age 65, after...
"Since when has it become a students' job or even prerogative to use the classroom to advance a political or a religious agenda?," asks reader Colin McComb. Photo: Yan Lev

Dress codes a good start, says reader

There can be no doubt that the decision to force William Swinimer to remove a T-shirt expressing his faith reeks of hypocrisy...
Harradence

He never billed us

J.H. Clyne Harradence, who provided legal counsel to the Anglican Church of Canada for 42 years and never sent a bill, died on March...
The Rev. Canon Philip Jefferson led changes in religious education throughout the Anglican Church of Canada. Photo: General Synod Archives

Religious education reformer dies

Canon Philip Clarke Jefferson, who helped modernize and unify religious education in the Anglican Church of Canada, died peacefully on April 11 after fighting...

A Nobel for Mama Maggie?

U.S. congressmen have nominated Coptic Christian ministry leader Maggie Gobran for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. Affectionately known as Mama Maggie, the former Cairo...
St. Basil the Great

From Armenia with love

Fr. Isahak Poghosyan, a priest in the Armenian Apostolic Church, is the Anglican Foundation's 10th Saint Basil's scholar. A recipient of the Order of...
Hugh McKellar

Quietly made a difference

Hugh McKellar, a remarkable humanitarian and long-time volunteer died Feb. 8 following surgery. A retired high school English teacher and librarian, McKellar had a...

Treasured Inuit culture

The Right Rev. John (Jack) Reginald Sperry, former bishop of the Arctic, will be remembered as a spiritual mentor, linguist and lover of Inuit...
Clyne Harradence, second from right, at St. Alban’s Cathedral, when he and his wife, Helen, second from left, received the Order of Saskatchewan. Also in the photo (l to r): Lisa Harradence (daughter-in-law); Bishop Anthony Burton, and David Harradence (son).

The lawyer who never billed us

J.H. Clyne Harradence, who provided legal counsel to the Anglican Church of Canada for 42 years and yet never once sent a bill, died...
Hugh McKellar devoted nearly two decades volunteering for the Anglican Church of Canada. Photo: Cynthia Herrera

McKellar quietly made a difference

Hugh McKellar, a remarkable humanitarian and long-time volunteer at both the national office of the Anglican Church of Canada and the office of the...
Bishop G. Russell Hatton Photo: General synod archives

A great ecumenist

Bishop George Russell Hatton died on Jan. 14 after a short battle with cancer. He was 79. Bishop Hatton was "a great ecumenist" and brought...
Mark Dunwoody and sons, Ricky, 15, and Dylan, 11. Photo: contributed

Into a cold climate

Dynamic Irishman Mark Dunwoody of County Cork, Ireland, will soon leave the Emerald Isle for Quebec and the position of youth ministry consultant to...
Bishop Sperry with catechist and longtime friend Morris Nigiyok at Holman airport, N.W.T. Photo: contributed

Bishop Sperry treasured Inuit culture

The Right Rev. John (Jack) Reginald Sperry, former bishop of the Arctic, will be remembered as a spiritual mentor, linguist and lover of Inuit...