From our Bishop

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Deborah Tagornak translates for Bishop Shane Parker at St Margaret’s. Photo: Philippe Owen

The path of reconciliation continues to beckon us

Our church has consciously chosen to walk the path of reconciliation, enabling Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to form relationships based on mutual respect. Reconciliation is ...
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The path forward as we change, learn and thrive

I have written before of how the people and clergy of our diocesan church joined me in a three-year long journey of honestly assessing where ...
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The Edicule, covering the site of Christ’s tomb

There is always more than we can see

The Risen Christ first appeared to women—as attested by the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. This striking placement of women in the very ...
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Friends gathered in Jerusalem making palm crosses

“We are the living stones….Do not forget us”

This year I celebrate the twentieth anniversary of my relationship with our companion Diocese of Jerusalem. My first pilgrimage the land of the Holy One ...
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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 ...
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Variety of calendars and a novelty clock where the numbers have fallen off

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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A view of the horizon from Masada, Israel

Stepping out toward a new horizon

There is a mountain fortress called Masada near the Dead Sea in Israel, on the eastern edge of the Judean Desert. The mountain’s steep cliffs ...
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