January 2022

Each of the priests ordained on Dec. 4 at Christ Church Cathedral were given a chalice, paten and Bible as signs of their authority to preach the Word of God and administer Holy sacraments.


Jan. 1, 2022 New Year’s Day Noon – Christ Church Cathedral (414 Sparks St., Ottawa) Diocese of Ottawa’s 125th Anniversary Choral Eucharist with Archbishop Linda ...
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ACW Update

Dear ACW friends,  Way back in May you arranged for your colleagues at St. Vincent de Paul in Alberta to purchase some warm winter clothing ...
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Church of the Good Shepherd Plantagenet

Such was the verticality of the design of the Church of the Good Shepherd, Plantagenet, shown here, that the length of this frame house of ...
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Author Michelle Good delivers her lecture to an online audience.

Author challenges audience to stand with Indigenous peoples

On Dec. 6, Michelle Good, author of the novel Five Little Indians, which won the 2020 Governor-General’s Literary Award, delivered the inaugural lecture in an ...
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Anglican Foundation funds seven youth projects

The Anglican Foundation of Canada announced in late November that 11 applicants from the Diocese of Ottawa would receive a total of $52,800 in grants ...
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First ordination of the new church year

On Dec. 4, the Reverends Caroline Ducros, Mark Lewis, Cynthia MacLachlan, and Robert Sicard were ordained at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa by Bishop Shane ...
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Getting to know the neighbours

The Rev. Gary van der Meer was appointed by Bishop Shane Parker as the Diocese of Ottawa’s new interfaith officer, following the retirement of the ...
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In October, parishioners from St. John’s went to visit Temple Israel on Prince of Wales Drive. Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg welcomed them and gave them a tour.

The beginning of a beautiful friendship

It’s not easy, moving to a new city, and as a clergy person, moving to a new parish and diocese. It’s even tougher if you ...
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Keeping calm and carrying on at All Saints Greely

How does a small parish in the southern part of Ottawa continue to thrive and prosper throughout a pandemic?  At All Saints Greely, the answer has ...
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