February 2021 Issue

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Cornerstone’s emergency shelter moves to a new location

The Judean Wilderness, seen from the Wadi Qelt lookout, Lent 2019.

When the desert blooms, life begins anew

One of the great joys in my ministry has been a close connection with our companion Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East. Since 2004, ...
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Clergy News

The Rev. Adam Brown has been appointed Assistant Curate in the Area Parish of the St. Lawrence, effective Feb. 15, 2021. The Rev. Susan Lewis ...
Youth from the two churches met up in St. Helen’s parking lot on a Sunday morning to get the job done.

St. Helen’s and All Saints youth team up to give well stocked backpacks to homeless teens

On Dec. 6, 2020, the youth and their leaders from St. Helen’s Anglican Church and All Saints Westboro came together to create backpacks full of ...
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East end Ottawa parish boosts artists and raises funds with an online fair

St. Helen’s fine art fair was off to a fantastic start last year with 18 local artists about ready to display and sell over 140 ...
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Patricia Love honoured with Award of Distinction

An award for her leadership in a ministry of restorative justice was recently presented to Patricia Love during a virtual ceremony drawing together friends, family, ...
Staff members Catherine Stapley, Lorraine Kouwenberg, and Taylor Seguin welcom e a growing number of people to Centre 105.

Centre 105 in Cornwall counts its blessings

It was almost one year ago when Taylor Seguin, Centre 105’s young program co-ordinator, stepped into his new job on Mar. 1 after the Rev. ...
Person walking a labyrinth made of snow

Walking and talking about labyrinths

Throughout the diocese, people have been finding creative ways to be the church even when they could not gather in church buildings. Like many other ...
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A Conversation with Albert Dumont

Last fall, in the wake of the violent death of George Floyd and the ensuing protests, Crosstalk began publishing a series of articles on racism. ...
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Online stewardship resources

The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS) has done an excellent job of pivoting to provide online resources and webinars during the pandemic.  The Anglican Diocese ...
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Finding solace in the rhythm of faith and liturgy

As I write this, it is early January.  Christmas is over and the tree is gone but the chalk marks over my door are fresh ...
Saint Stephen, Kazabazua

Saint Stephen, Kazabazua

We see here Saint Stephen’s Church, Kazabazua, as photographed by Brian Glenn on 24 April 2010. Any newcomer to Saint Stephen’s Church, Kazabazua—however momentarily mystified ...
The ACW at St. Mary the Virgin, Blackburn

The ACW at St. Mary the Virgin, Blackburn

Dear friends, COVID has shut a lot of our churches and social groups down, but you can’t keep a good group of women down. Here ...
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