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Anglican, refugee advocate named to Order of Canada

The Rev. Michael Creal, a member of Holy Trinity, Trinity Square and a dedicated refugee advocate, has been appointed a Member of the Order of ...
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FaithWorks campaign keeps ministries funded

FaithWorks raised $1,482,700 last year, ensuring that thousands of people will be cared for in the diocese, across Canada and around the world. Although the ...
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New Dean installed at warm, friendly service

The Very Rev. Dr. Stephen Hance and his wife Jacqui didn’t have to wait long to get a taste of a Canadian winter. As the ...

Brasilia bishop to speak at Synod

The Rt. Rev. Maurício Jose Araujo De Andrade, bishop of the Diocese of Brasilia, will be the guest speaker at the Diocese of Toronto’s 162nd ...
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Diocese to welcome new Dean

The Very Rev. Dr. Stephen Hance has been appointed the new rector of St. James Cathedral and Dean of Toronto, beginning on Jan. 15. He ...

Season of Spiritual Renewal seeks to rekindle faith

The Diocese of Toronto is planning to hold a Season of Spiritual Renewal to help Anglicans re-energize their faith. “I am really excited by it,” ...
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Diocese of Toronto plans year of spiritual renewal

The Diocese of Toronto is planning to hold a year of spiritual renewal in 2024 to help Anglicans re-energize their faith. “I am really excited ...
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Laity in mood for change and renewal, consultations find

As they emerge from the pandemic, many lay members of the Diocese of Toronto are in the mood for change and renewal – to cast ...
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Diocese, Kindred Works to sign agreement

The diocese is entering into an agreement with Kindred Works that will help parishes that want to redevelop their properties to include mixed-income housing. Synod ...
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FaithWorks achieves strong results in 2022

Despite challenges created by the pandemic, FaithWorks raised $1,434,100 last year or 95.6 per cent of its campaign goal. The money will support 17 Anglican ...
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Jesus statue caged to protest criminalization of homelessness

On a bright, cold December morning, more than 100 people – Anglicans and other clergy, parishioners, neighbours, supporters, representatives of the media and the local ...
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Speakers recall Queen’s faith, love of Canada at national service

A national memorial service in commemoration of Queen Elizabeth II was held at St. James Cathedral in Toronto on Sept. 20. The service was preceded ...
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Committee eyes housing template

The diocese’s Property Committee is exploring ways to help parishes that want to redevelop their property to include both market-level and affordable housing. “Homelessness is ...

New episcopal leadership model in works

The Diocese of Toronto is on the cusp of ushering in a new model of episcopal leadership, thanks in no small part to the efforts ...
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Bishop Blackwell served in Trent-Durham and beyond

The Rt. Rev. Douglas Blackwell died on May 25, 2022. Ordained deacon in 1963 and priest in 1964 in the Diocese of Calgary, he also ...
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