January 2024 Issue

Bishop Andrew Asbil hugs the Rev. Canon Samantha Caravan.

Together again

Supporters gathered outside the encampment at St. Stephen in-the-Fields.

City clears encampment outside church

After a year of intermittent threats to clear the encampment of unhoused people at St. Stephen-in-the-Fields in Toronto, staff from the City of Toronto’s Encampment ...
Shelley McVea and Jeanette Lewis on an airplane.

Outbreak of war changes plans for pair in Holy Land

After a year of excited planning, we arrived in Tel Aviv early in the of morning on Oct. 4 and journeyed to St. George’s College ...
A line of folded paper houses

This year’s vestry motion and the human right to housing

The fact that Canada is in a housing crisis is indisputable. Across our diocese, rents are rising higher than inflation, with the average monthly rent ...
A pair of hands hoving over the keyboard of a laptop

Opening ourselves to an interfaith world

We live in a world fractured by deep divisions involving wealth, race, political views, cultural values and, all too often, religious divisions. What can we ...

Synod 2023

The Diocese of Toronto’s 162nd Regular Session of Synod was held Nov. 17-18 at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North hotel in Richmond Hill. The theme ...

All Together

Worship, display tables, food, singing, music, presentations, friendship and more are all part of Synod 2023, held at the Sheraton Parkway Toronto North hotel in ...

It is the Lord who has brought us to this moment in time

O God, take our lips and speak through them. Take our minds and think through them. Take our hearts and fill them with love for ...

Let’s dream together: Brasilia bishop

The Diocese of Toronto recently welcomed a special guest, with the hope of soon establishing a companion relationship with Anglicans 7,300 km away. The Rt. ...

Synod endorses vision, calls

Synod endorsed Cast the Net’s vision and 20 calls to all parts of the diocese. The vision and calls will help guide the diocese as ...

Diocese considers capital campaign

In his Charge to Synod, Bishop Andrew Asbil spoke about the diocese holding a capital campaign, the first since Our Faith-Our Hope nearly 15 years ...

Breaking down barriers to Bach

A recent poll of 174 living composers called J.S. Bach the “greatest composer of all time.” That would make Bach the Shakespeare of music. But ...

Service celebrates Christian unity

A special service marking the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be held on Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. celebrating the theme “You shall ...
Parish News


In November, Penny Nutbrown of St. John the Evangelist, Port Hope, posted a photo on the church’s Facebook page of three angels in the parish’s ...
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