April 2023 Issue

An illustration of a brick building.

Cherished guest house to be renovated

Headshots of Hamlin Grange and Heather McGregor.

Two Anglicans named to Order of Canada

Hamlin Grange of St. Thomas, Brooklin and Heather McGregor of St. Mary Magdalene in Toronto have been appointed Members of the Order of Canada, an ...
A group of people standing at the back of St. James Cathedral.

Consider the stories we tell, says speaker

Irene Moore Davis, the interim chair of Black Anglicans of Canada, preached at St. James Cathedral on Feb. 26, the last Sunday of Black History ...
A pair of hands hoving over the keyboard of a laptop

Finding a new name not so simple

On the campus where I work, there’s an ongoing conversation about the name of the Campus Chaplains’ Association. There are about 30 chaplains at the ...

Vocations a priority for province

As the winter days get longer and the warmer weather doesn’t seem so far away, the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario is looking forward to its ...

Churches invited to join in Earth Week

As part of our commitment to creation care and the fifth Mark of Mission, our diocese has been celebrating Earth Sunday (on the nearest Sunday ...

The tax benefits of giving

People make donations for all sorts of reasons. For some it is the mission of the organization, while for others it’s how their gift will ...

Our garden provides fresh produce

Jacky Bramma is a member of All Saints, Whitby. I wear quite a few hats at All Saints. In worship, I am an intercessor and ...

New life can blossom within an old shell

Our lives are torn with grief over the deaths that come to us on life’s journey. And as we age, there are more loved ones ...

Marveling at the ground on which we stood

“Welcome home to Jerusalem” is the phrase I did not get tired of hearing, nor did our guide get tired of saying, on our eight-day ...
Parish News

Good Friday walk marks opioid epidemic

All Saints Church-Community Centre in downtown Toronto will be holding a walk on Good Friday, April 7, that memorializes those who have suffered and died ...
Parish News

Book launch continues poetry readings

On April 22 at 7:30 p.m., a book launch will mark the 35th anniversary of poetry readings at St. Thomas, Huron Street in Toronto. Church ...

PWRDF gives to ’quake relief

A day after the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck southeastern Türkiye on the Syrian border on Feb. 6, the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund allocated $35,000 ...

Mission to Seafarers seeks volunteers

Volunteering in Canada took a serious hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world opens up again, and it is safe to volunteer again, the ...

Urban farm hums with activity

“Hello, farmers!” We look up from weeding in the kale beds. A young girl’s voice calls to us from the other side of the fence, ...

Create in me a clean heart, O God

On Ash Wednesday, our old friend Mr. William Perkins, the rector of that little fictional town of Hampton’s Corners, had preached on the subject of ...
Parish News

Warm hearts

Anglican churches take part in the Coldest Night of the Year, a national fundraising walk for local charities held on Feb. 25.
Parish News

Cricket festival returns

The Anglican Church Cricket Festival committee is pleased to report that planning for ACCF 2023 is well underway, and the event is scheduled for July ...
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