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A group photo after the first Spanish mass on Feb. 18.

Spanish mass starts in Barrie

A new congregation taking root in Barrie has joined a growing number of ministries that are connecting with Spanish-speaking people across the diocese. Fueled by

St. Andrew by-the-Lake surrounded by trees.

A place to stop and rest

“Come away by yourselves and rest a while.” That image is inspiring one parish to open its doors to Anglicans from across the diocese looking

Bishop Andrade hands a plaque to Bishop Andrew Asbil.

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.

Read headphones and decorative music notes.

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

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,

A pie graph shows Be Thou My Vision with 66.1% or 154 votes and Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee with 33.9% or 79 votes.

Be Thou My Vision voted best hymn

What’s the best hymn? A polarizing question, to be sure, and one that the parish of St. Nicholas, Birch Cliff set out to answer last

Large Victorian house home to the Holy Cross Priory.

Beloved priory to close doors

A centre of prayer in Toronto’s High Park neighbourhood will soon be shutting its doors. The Holy Cross Priory, home to brothers of the Order

A foam canon shoots foam on playing children.

Summer event brings winter warning

Winter arrived early this year for the families, advocates and faith leaders who gathered in downtown Toronto on the afternoon of Aug. 27. More than

A member of the Common Table farm holds up beets harvested from the farm.

Farm feeds neighbours

Residents of the Flemingdon Park neighbourhood welcomed another season of free, locally grown produce from the Common Table Farm this year. The farm, a project

Group of kids holding up paper lantern crafts.

New ministry serves children, youth

A group of parishes in the eastern part of Toronto is banding together in an innovative ministry serving its youngest members. Ignite Family Ministry is

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

An illustration of a brick building.

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

Two women sorting boxes, cans, jars and bags of food.

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

A screenshot of a virtual meeting with five participants on screen.

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

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

Wood plank background with netting on the side and a logo that says Cast the Net: Regular session of Synod 2022

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

Zoom screen

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

A page sitting in a typewriter with the typed word "fiction."

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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