May 2022

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Outreach program receives large gift

A warm relationship between an Anglican outreach program in Toronto and a local residents association has resulted in a generous financial gift that will help ...
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For Ukraine

Christian faith leaders take part in a service for peace and unity in Ukraine at St. James Cathedral on April 3. The service, hosted in ...
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Showing the colours

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, interim priest-in-charge of St. Dunstan of Canterbury in Toronto, wraps the colours of the Ukrainian flag around a tree in front of ...
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Church to celebrate 50th anniversary

St. Thomas à Becket, Erin Mills South, will be celebrating its 50th anniversary on Oct. 22. In September 1972, eleven Anglicans met in the gymnasium ...
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Youth fill kits for homeless

The youth group of St. Paul on-the-Hill, Pickering came together on Sunday, March 13 to assemble personal care kits for the homeless in Durham Region. ...
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Medical van heads to Africa

FREDRICTON — An archbishop, two priests and three lay people gathered for the blessing of the Diocese of Ho’s mobile medical clinic on Feb. 25. ...
A map of Canada outlining the Anglican diocesan borders

Video helps Anglicans share their faith

HALIFAX — The Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island has released a video that helps Anglicans share their faith with others. The hour-long ...
A map of Canada outlining the Anglican diocesan borders

Churches pray for Ukraine

EDMONTON – Parishes in the Diocese of Edmonton joined ecumenical partners across Alberta to participate in Day of Prayer for Peace in Ukraine on March ...
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One of the duties that falls to a cleric such as our old friend, Mr. William Perkins, is pastoral counselling. It’s not quite like psychotherapy. ...
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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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The master gardener can show the way

Spring is a time of rebirth, renewed vitality and hope reborn, especially for the gardeners amongst us. Nothing can revive one’s spirit more than seeing ...
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Observe Refugee Sunday and save lives

War. Environmental crisis. Famine. Injustice. Racism. Xenophobia. These are some of the factors that lead to human migration and cause individuals and families to seek ...
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Ensuring safe space for all

For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your ...
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At last

Members of St. Aidan, Toronto celebrate the completion of a major renovation of the interior of the church on March 27.
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Spirit Garden seeks support

Anglicans across the diocese are being encouraged to give to a special memorial in Toronto that honours the survivors and those who died at Canada’s ...
The Anglican

Readers give to newspaper

Thanks to the generosity of its readers, The Anglican has received $38,869 from the 2021 Anglican Journal Appeal. The money will be used to help ...
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Radio show keeps parishioners tuned in

During the pandemic, All Saints, Peterborough found an excellent way to keep in touch with parishioners and attract newcomers.” For the past two years, the ...
Bishop Asbil along with Honorary Canons and Vice-Chancellors in front of the altar

Big Day

New honorary canons of St. James Cathedral and vice-chancellors of the diocese are installed during a service of Evensong at the cathedral on March 28. ...
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