December 2018 Issue

Several children, two babies and two adults gather and light an Advent candle.

Let us make room

A group of people in a church posing for a photo.

Music director receives first Cowling bursary

It was a special service on Oct. 21 at Holy Trinity, Guildwood, as the inaugural Douglas C. Cowling Bursary in Liturgical Music was awarded to ...
Ellen Johnson receives a gift bag from Sonia Perrin.

Good times

Archbishop Colin Johnson and his wife Ellen were the guests of honour at the 32nd annual Bishops Basil Tonks and Arthur Brown Fundraising Dinner at ...
Four people wearing silly hats and accessories pose for photos.

Archbishop Johnson honoured

Two well known leaders in the Anglican Communion made surprise appearances at the 57th annual Bishop’s Company Dinner in Toronto on Oct. 19. Bishop Michael ...
A woman speaks.

What’s really going on here?

“It’s time to complexify the situation, to peel back and ask what’s really going on here.” So began the Rev. Dr. Joan DeVries, keynote speaker ...
Parish News

Climate change vigil provides missional lessons

St. Monica, Toronto has had a heart for local mission since the early 1900s. Following in the steps of the early missioners, my task has ...

Bishop had ‘profound love’ for Church

Bishop Joachim Fricker, a suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Toronto from 1985 to 1993, died on Oct. 28 in Burlington, Ont. Bishop Fricker received ...

Wounded priest preaches reconciliation

EDMONTON – The key to reconciliation is to focus on memories that are redemptive rather destructive, the Rev. Canon Michael Lapsley, an Anglican anti-apartheid activist ...

Tool library embodies gospel, says Anglican

SAINT JOHN – An Anglican who runs a “tool library” says an untapped opportunity for growth in the Church could lie in social enterprise. Brent ...

Church rallies after near-closure

VICTORIA – Four years after a recommendation that it be closed, a Vancouver Island church was assessed by the Diocese of British Columbia as healthy, ...

Diocese funds university chaplaincies

HAMILTON – The Diocese of Niagara will be providing a total of $30,000 in financial support for the next two years to three ecumenical university ...

Go beyond charity, says speaker

Progressing from personal acts of charitableness to working for systemic justice was the topic of the keynote address at “Transformed Hearts, Transforming Structure,” the diocese’s ...

Ontario elects new metropolitan

Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario, succeeding Archbishop Colin Johnson, who stepped down from the role in October. Archbishop Germond was elected and consecrated during a meeting ...
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