June 2024 Issue

Group shot of clergy and ordinands on the chancel steps of St. James Cathedral.

Special day

Clergy and laity read the radio play of Still Life, directed by the Rev. Canon Michael Burgess.

Evening raises funds for Guest House

The “Music and Murder” event on April 13 in Snell Hall at St. James Cathedral was a huge success thanks to many people. The seed ...
Group shot of new deacons and cathedral clergy outside St. James Cathedral.


The diocese’s newly ordained transitional deacons stand with Bishop Andrew Asbil, clergy and laity on the steps of St. James Cathedral after their ordination service ...
Nadia Faida Ibocwa sorts seeds for planting and for sale at the Nyarugusu Refugee Camp in Tanzania.

Why Refugee Sunday?

Earlier this year, Archbishop Linda Nicholls issued an invitation to dioceses and parishes across the country to mark a Refugee Sunday at some point in ...
The Rev. Michael Van Dusen is escorted by police out of the RBC branch.

Every investment is a moral decision

On the morning of April 9, nine people from Faith and Climate Action sat in a branch of the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) in ...

Becoming a Pentecost people

It may have passed us recently in terms of the church calendar, but it’s still worth recalling and dwelling on the incredible power and potential ...

Diocese to celebrate Season of Creation

The Bishop’s Committee on Creation Care is excited to announce the first diocesan event to celebrate the Season of Creation, a Eucharist to be held ...

Community of the Cross of Nails holds event at Synod Office

The Very Rev. John Witcombe, dean of Coventry Cathedral, along with Canadian members and prospective members of the Community of the Cross of Nails, met ...

Series offers perspective on Black history

Over the past year, Anglicans in the diocese were invited to participate in the Art of Resistance, a series of online sessions exploring Black history ...

The Archives from A-Z

In April, the diocesan Archives joined the Archives of Ontario in its #ArchivesAtoZ campaign, with the aim of increasing the public’s awareness of archives and ...

UK choral course a dream come true

My friend Lise and I sang together in our high school madrigal choir in London, Ont., but neither of us had been to London, England ...

Local priest travels to Taiwan

The World Chinese Anglican Clergy Fellowship, held every four years, was held in Taipei, Taiwan from April 9-12. The 144 participants, including seven bishops, came ...

With grateful hearts

A service is held at St. James Cathedral on April 28 to express gratitude for the ministry and witness of the Order of the Holy ...

Many feel blessed during bible reading

HIGH PRAIRIE – A Holy Week tradition that started in a High Prairie, Alberta church about 20 years ago was celebrated online for the fourth ...

Office building turned into affordable housing

LONDON, ONT. – The Diocese of Huron and St. Paul’s Cathedral are a part of an affordable housing initiative in downtown London that will see ...

College principal to retire next year

TORONTO – The Rt. Rev. Dr. Stephen Andrews, principal and Helliwell professor of biblical interpretation at Wycliffe College, will retire on June 30, 2025. In ...

Diocese surpasses affordable housing target

OTTAWA – The Diocese of Ottawa is celebrating the success of its 125th anniversary campaign to create 125 new deeply affordable housing units. Three projects ...
Parish News

Looking good

The Rev. Canon Jesse Parker (left) and the Rev. Shane Watson of St. John the Evangelist, Port Hope take part in a fundraising fashion show ...

Farming for the cultivation of human beings

“The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.” This intriguing statement comes to us ...
Parish News

Lamb cake, anyone?

Grace Church, Markham celebrates Good Shepherd Sunday on April 21 with a Lamb Cake Extravaganza. Church members from ages 5 to 75 baked cakes for ...

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