December 2023 Issue

A group of kids and youth practice lighting an Advent wreath.

Reconnect with the holy

A long line of white-robed people walks along a path alongside the cathedral

Diocese to welcome new Dean

The Very Rev. Dr. Stephen Hance has been appointed the new rector of St. James Cathedral and Dean of Toronto, beginning on Jan. 15. He ...
Five ping pong tables in a line with players on each side.

Ping pong for FaithWorks

Members of St. Christopher in Richmond Hill play in the church’s sixth annual Ping Pong Relay for FaithWorks on Oct. 14. More than 30 players ...
The Rev. Eileen Steele and the Beecroft brothers stand in front of the partially collapsed building.

Priest helps bring hope to town

In a remarkable display of community spirit and resilience, the people of Penetanguishene, a town of about 10,000 on the southern tip of Georgian Bay, ...
Group photo of people from Christ Church, Deer Park.

Dinner brings Anglicans together

Bishop Andrew Asbil summed up the mood of the crowd as he addressed the first in-person Bishop’s Company Dinner since 2019. “How wonderful it is ...

Conference explores ways to confront displacement

About 100 Anglicans from across the diocese, and even Atlantic Canada, gathered online Oct. 28 for the annual Outreach & Advocacy Conference, exploring the theme ...

Youth recharge at retreat

The Bishop’s Youth Ministry Committee (BYMC) held its annual ReCharge Youth Retreat on Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at Muskoka Woods. There were 150 participants ...

Bursary for musicians revived

A funding opportunity for parish musicians that was put on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic is being revived for 2024. The Douglas C. Cowling Bursary ...
Parish News

Pantry for the people

St. Paul, Lindsay officially opened its new free food cupboard called “St. Paul’s Pantry” in August. Parishioners stocked the pantry and then it was blessed ...
Parish News

Church begins centenary celebrations

Marking its 100-year journey from a Scarborough community church to a multicultural parish, the church of St. Bede launched a year of centenary celebrations. The ...
Parish News

Caribbean celebration

St. Paul on-the-Hill, Pickering and St. Martin, Bay Ridges (Pickering) host the Caribbean Cultural Event in Pickering on Sept. 23. More than 250 guests enjoyed ...

Lessons and Carols

Ever since he was a boy, the one thing Mr. Perkins looked forward to most about the Advent and Christmas season was the annual service ...

Hello? Can anyone hear me?

Look around you the next time you’re riding a bus or subway, or sitting in a waiting room at the dentist, doctor or your hairdresser. ...

Africa explored through fashion

In late October, members of St. James Cathedral invited the wider community to explore the vibrant African continent in a multi-faceted three-day exhibit. From Oct. ...
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