October 2018 Issue

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Church plans special peal on Nov. 11


Janet Marshall new director of Congregational Development

Janet Marshall is the new director of the diocese’s Congregational Development department. She will begin on Oct. 1. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be ...

We need to take an active stand

Racist graffiti was sprayed recently across property at the back of one of our churches. It was a vile display of bigotry and racism that ...
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We must uphold the dignity of others

In Chapter 4 of the Acts of the Apostles, we read of the strong emphasis by the early Church on the importance of community. Members ...
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I wouldn’t trade where I am for anything else

The Rev. Roshni Jayawardena is the assistant curate at Church of the Redeemer, Bloor Street in Toronto. As the assistant curate, I am trying to ...

Primate expresses regret over debate’s prominence

LONDON – Archbishop Fred Hiltz, who will resign as Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada in July 2019, says his biggest regret is that ...

Seniors’ residence hires Anglican chaplain

EDMONTON – An Anglican chaplain has been hired to provide four-day-a-week spiritual support to residents of a faith-based Edmonton seniors’ residence. Since April 2018, the ...

Resolutions signal change at provincial Synod

QUEBEC CITY – The Synod of the Ecclesiastical Province of Canada will no longer be required to meet every three years if a resolution that ...

Group takes aim at racism, inequity

When Christina Yu joined the Archbishop’s Working Group on Intercultural Ministry four years ago, she thought the job of tackling racism in the diocese would ...
Parish News

Uxbridge marks Orange Shirt Day

Phyllis Webstad was six years old when the new orange shirt she excitedly chose for her first day of school at St. Joseph’s Residential School ...

Priest elected in Saskatoon

The Rev. Chris Harper, the Diocese of Toronto’s Indigenous Native Priest, has been elected the next Bishop of Saskatoon. The election took place on Sept. ...
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