November 2023 Issue

Orange Shirt Day - Julian of Norwich

Anglicans observe National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Rainbow shaped Belong Ottawa logo

Belong Ottawa programs face the challenges of rising drug use and an influx of asylum seekers in the city

Belong Ottawa, the Anglican Community Ministry with three locations, has received an $86,000 grant to help staff deal with a burgeoning drug use problem in ...
Storm over the North Sea

When storm clouds come your way

Late last summer, while walking on a long stretch of beach off the west coast of the Netherlands, I was lulled into deep contemplation by ...

Centre 105 in Cornwall celebrates a successful fall fundraiser

Centre 105 in Cornwall had a lot to be grateful for this past Thanksgiving. The Centre’s annual breakfast fundraiser on Sept. 14 was attended by ...
Professor Sarah Johnson

Musical gift

Author Perspective
Child helping to plant a tree

Tree planting at Epiphany Church inaugurates the PWRDF Branches of Hope Project

On Sept. 24, Sunday morning churchgoers at Epiphany Anglican Church planted a tree, learned about the work of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund ...
Carver Nish Nabie drumming and singing.

Almonte creatively marks a path to reconciliation in stone

On Sept. 17, a crowd gathered on the bank of the Mississippi River in Almonte, Ont., to celebrate the official unveiling of The Seven Gifts, ...
Parishioners at Good Shepherd Barrhaven sing at the final worship service.

Saying farewell to Good Shepherd Barrhaven

Good Shepherd Barrhaven’s final worship service brought parishioners as well as clergy and parishioners from its past together on Sept. 10. The parish had been ...
Banner with names of children who died at Residential School

Remembering the Children

Mike and Colleen Hoyer were at the ceremony on Parliament Hill on Sept. 30 and helped to carry the 50 metre-long red banner cloth with ...
Parkway sign

Parkway renamed with Algonquin name

Last year on Sept. 30, Algonquin spiritual teacher, poet and activist, Albert Dumont led a large march calling for the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway ...
Woman finishing quilt

Stitching gifts of care for residential school survivors

The quilting group at Holy Trinity in the Area Parish of the Valley has been devoting their time to a reconciliation project throughout the past ...
Three women stand on a map designed for the program

PWRDF exercise maps the ground we stand on

On Sept. 23, Julian of Norwich hosted two sessions of an educational reconciliation exercise developed by the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) called ...
Volunteers from All Saints Greely in front of metal garbage bins

Taking care of God’s world at All Saints Greely

Keeping old appliances and scrap metal out of the landfill is something All Saints Greely has been doing on a small scale for several years. We ...
Communion bread and wine

Using our senses to learn about and experience God

This is the third of a series of articles exploring the use of our senses in connecting with God. If we restrict our understanding and ...
Archival photo of Saint Paul Shawville

Saint Paul, Shawville—West Quebec Deanery

Up until a decade ago, this photograph dating from circa 1910 would have been a revelation to members of Saint Paul’s, Shawville. Where, they would ...
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