COVID-19

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.

Senior year —from my bedroom

Hayley Galsworthy hasn’t had a typical Grade 12 experience—but, she writes, the pandemic has helped pull faith off the back burner. Four years ago, I

‘Life marches on’

As the pandemic persists, Anglicans across Canada continue to adapt life- and death-defining liturgies.

‘A piece of the continent, a part of the main’

At Ash Wednesday we were invited “to observe a holy Lent by self-examination, penitence, prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, and by reading and meditating on the word of God.” Yet we have, in a sense, been in an extended Lent through the past year as the COVID-19 pandemic has invited us, through radical disruption of our lives, to examine ourselves and the world around us in light of the gospel.

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