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Black History Month begins with drumming, dance and a feast at St. Stephen’s

The parish of St. Stephen’s Anglican Church in Ottawa celebrated the start of Black History Month with a feast of Caribbean and African foods followed ...
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February 2024

Bishop Peter Coffin, Gladys December and Elizabeth December in the Cathedral.

Gathering to greet the new year

Hand holding a ragged blue butterfly

Christians in the Holy Land are “a butterfly between two hands,” bishop says

As new horrors of the war in Israel and Gaza unfold each day, Bishop Shane Parker told a January meeting of Diocesan Council for the ...

Gaining perspective, stepping into prayerfulness

I love almost any kind of vista. A compelling vista has details which become apparent as you gaze over it. The accompanying photograph captures a ...
The Rev. Adam Brown

Appointments

Clergy appointments The. Rev. Adam Brown was appointed as Incumbent of the Area Parish of the St. Lawrence and the Rev. Cynthia MacLachlan was appointed ...

Anglican Diocese of Ottawa launches Perspective, a new online newspaper

News in the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa will be travelling much faster in 2024. The monthly print issues of Crosstalk will continue to be delivered ...
The Rt. Rev. Shane Parker

From our Bishop

Gaining perspective, stepping into prayerfulness

I love almost any kind of vista. A compelling vista has details which become apparent as you gaze over it. The accompanying photograph captures a ...

Spending more time in God’s time

As we begin a new calendar year, having begun a new liturgical year a month ago in Advent season, many of us will reflect on ...

Bishop’s Charge speaks to a thriving church that is well-equipped to serve the world

As for you, always be sober, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, carry out your ministry fully. 2 Timothy 4:5 The first reading ...

Reflection

Prayerfully rising to the challenge

As Bishop Shane outlined in his column on p. 2, the most recent Synod set two goals or challenges for every parish and congregation in ...

The state of the streets

As director general of the Anglican Community Ministries, Canon Hobbs spoke to Synod in October and offered this view of the dire situation many vulnerable ...

Reclaiming Advent, living Christmas

I have always loved Advent. It offers a rich time of reflection in which we read some of our most profound, inspiring and challenging scriptures, ...
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