How do you pray? Why do you pray? What is prayer? If God is all-knowing, why should we pray? We will explore these questions and more in this series on prayer.


Are ‘thoughts and prayers’ enough? Some Anglicans reflect

There’s value in praying to effect change—but if our prayers don’t affect our actions, something might be amiss, some Canadian Anglicans say. Since the mass...

What is prayer, and why do we pray?

Photo: A3PF Family/Shutterstock Some people, if asked, would probably 
say that prayer means asking for something, and indeed the Oxford Canadian Dictionary defines prayer as...

A journey into prayer

(This article also appears in the April 2018 issue of the Anglican Journal.) Kneeling, hands folded, eyes fixed on the church altar. Sitting by the...

World Day of Prayer 2018 focuses on climate change

Our exploitative attitude toward creation has separated us from God—but we can restore our relationship with God by being better stewards of the earth, congregants at a Toronto service for World Day of Prayer 2018 heard Friday, March 2.

A gentle invitation to worship

As people enter through the narthex of St. Faith’s Anglican Church, Vancouver, B.C., on a Sunday evening, they are greeted by a small table...