• Naomi Racz

    Naomi Racz is a freelance writer and the editor of Faith Tides, the newspaper of the Diocese of Islands and Inlets (BC).

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Church becomes hub for migrant workers

Through generous community and church donations, the Migrant Worker Ministry provides clothing, hot meals and other items to the agricultural workers who come to Durham

Forgotten voices brought back to life

As both an actor and a Christian, Peter Kennedy, a lifelong parishioner at Trinity East (Little Trinity) in Toronto, has long been interested in sermons,

A mother and two young boys sit ouside on Muskoka chairs.

Article prompts rescue effort

The last names of some people in this story have been omitted for safety reasons. The Rev. Canon Nicola Skinner, incumbent of Grace Church, Markham

Three people stand holding a take-out meal.

Parish rallies around evicted residents

Over the summer, a west-end Toronto church joined its local community in supporting evicted residents of a nearby Toronto Community Housing (TCHC) complex. On May

A parishioner of St. Christopher, Richmond Hill plays “keep up” with a frying pan.

Ping pong relay sets new record for church

On Saturday, October 23, 2021, St. Christopher, Richmond Hill hosted its 4th annual ping pong relay for FaithWorks.  For several years, the church has hosted

The Rev. Augusto Núñez

New video showcases migrant worker ministry

At the helm of the Durham Region Migrant Worker Ministry is the endearingly enthusiastic Rev. Augusto Núñez, incumbent at St. Saviour, Orono since 2017. Mr.

A bumblebee on a purple flower

From ecological grief to creational hope

The Bishop’s Committee on Creation Care has created a Lent curriculum suitable for small groups and individuals that explores the climate crisis and ecological grief.

Bishop Michael Bedford-Jones

A joyful, compassionate man

Hymns, readings and prayers were offered at St. James Cathedral on Saturday, November 20, 2021, in celebration of the life of Bishop Michael Bedford-Jones, a

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