People push large carts with supplies across Bloor Street West in downtown Toronto.

Carts connect with homeless

Along busy Bloor Street West and through the upscale streets of Yorkville, two industrial tool carts loaded with food and supplies are bringing hope and

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Cherished guest house to be renovated

The Sisterhood of St. John the Divine is embarking on an ambitious project to renovate its Guest House, a popular spot in Toronto among Anglicans

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Food bank steps up efforts as need soars

Churches have long provided support to people facing food insecurity, with food banks, food pantries and deacon’s cupboards springing up across the diocese. Now, with

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Anglicans share stories of giving

Three conversations that took place online in the fall are getting Anglicans talking about how and why we give to the Church. Picking up where


FaithWorks Sunday set for Nov. 20

On Nov. 20, the diocese will mark its third annual FaithWorks Sunday, a day to focus attention on this year’s FaithWorks campaign and the important

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Synod will be asked to approve deficit budget

As the diocese looks to a post-pandemic future, some difficult conversations about its financial outlook are already underway. In November, Synod will be asked to

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Conversations provide food for thought

The ideas shared in a series of conversations among ministry leaders in the diocese are still sparking the imaginations of participants weeks later. Tending the

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Stories show quirks of Anglican life

Churchgoers in the Diocese of Toronto and beyond may get a glimpse of themselves in the fictional people and parishes being written about by a

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Appeal posts strong year

In a year of celebration, FaithWorks’ 25th anniversary campaign was a great success, made possible by generosity from parishes and individuals in all corners of

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Sacred Glimpses

A book published by Christ Memorial Church, Oshawa is helping the parish share both its own history and the story of Jesus Christ from the

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Church answers call to help refugees

It started with a knock on the door during a blizzard. One evening in December 2018, the Rev. Matthew McMillan, incumbent of St. Mary, Richmond

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Church’s music studio creates connections

A project that has taken shape at Grace Church, Markham during the pandemic is helping to create connections within the church community and beyond. Parkway

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Online ministry keeps kids engaged

In the midst of pandemic, kids from parishes in York-Simcoe and beyond got a taste of normal church life every Sunday as part of an

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Duo brings energy to interfaith ministry

Anglicans in the diocese looking to make connections with other faith communities have two new advocates to help them. The Rev. Roshni Jayawardena, incumbent of

The Rev. Canon Joanne Davies in the chapel of Our Lady and St. John at St. John’s Rehab in Toronto

Committee to link healing ministries

The newly re-formed Bishop’s Committee on Healing Ministries is expanding its vision and looking to connect with people and parishes across the diocese that are

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Cathedral releases new CD

“Lord, I cry to thee, give ear to my voice when I pray thee.” So begins – in Finnish – Gate of Heaven, the recently

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New archivist loves searching for answers

After four years in the Finance department, Claire Wilton is back in the diocesan Archives, this time as the new Archivist and Privacy Officer. Having

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Bishop to hold town hall meetings

Bishop Andrew Asbil is holding five town hall meetings in early May to hear from lay people in every episcopal area about their hopes, fears

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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

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Churches worship online

On Aug. 19, parishes in the Toronto East Deanery worshipped together in a new way – through a live stream. The project was prompted by

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