COVID-19

Ottawa Anglican’s sock ministry touches thousands

On Dec. 24, 2017, Jessica Baird, a teacher and a parishioner at Julian of Norwich Anglican Church in Ottawa, was diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis (AS), a rare type of arthritis causing, among other things, severe and long-term pain in the spine.

Living creatively in a hybrid church

I was moved and challenged after reading Canon Neil Elliot’s article in the Anglican Journal, ‘Our response …gives me much hope,’ and would like to

Grieving beyond ‘words alone’

Loss, sharing and healing in a time of physical distance Stories of grief have been multiplying the world over as humanity continues to grapple with death

COVID-19 claims retired Bishop Bedford-Jones

Bishop Michael Bedford-Jones, a former suffragan bishop in the diocese of Toronto, died April 18 from complications related to COVID-19. Bedford-Jones and his wife, Bonnie,

‘Our response … gives me huge hope’

From the church’s statistician, some observations—and an invitation As I write, it is one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. We have seen changes

Ordained for the whole church

If one does justice to the poor and destitute, then it is good; is this not knowing me?—the Word of the Lord. (Jeremiah 22:16) Since

‘In sure and certain hope’

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the event that defines Christian faith. It is the unique event that affirms Jesus’s identity; and confirms, with power,

‘Hold fast, Anglican Church of Canada’

As the editor of Anglican Life, the newspaper serving the Anglican dioceses in Newfoundland and Labrador, I often look at last year’s papers as reminders of

Helping young people in a post-pandemic world

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) is seeking to help young people thrive after the COVID-19 pandemic with a new fundraising campaign that the foundation is calling its most ambitious yet.

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