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Faith groups reach out to Carleton students

Hundreds of Carleton University students lined up to enjoy a free coffee break with goodies supplied by volunteers from faith communities across Ottawa during final ...
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The Rev. Alan Gallachan, Paul Langman, Wendy Brown, Christine Ormsby and Eunice Goodenough.

Charity flows in Richmond

In recent months, St. John the Baptist Church, Richmond has made the first Sunday of every month Food Bank Sunday, when donations are gathered for ...
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Rector’s Warden Jim Beckett retires

Well done, thou good and faithful servant

Jim Beckett recently retired as the Rector’s Warden in the Parish of North Dundas.  He had served in this capacity for over 20 years.  Jim ...
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St James optimistic as Perth council changes affordable housing policy

St. James the Apostle’s affordable housing project in Perth is back on track. Two motions passed by Perth’s Town Council have left the St. James ...
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Parishioners Hans Posthuma and Charlie Scromeda check out the small hot water tank.

Ascension finds funding to boost greening efforts

Church of the Ascension’s participation in the Ottawa Faith Community Capacity Building Program, co-sponsored by Greening Sacred Spaces and Watersheds Canada (Crosstalk, April 2023), which ...
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Brian Perkins; Marc Girouard, Carebridge operations director; The Rev. Canon Ken Davis; David Kroetsch of St James, co-chair of CCHIP; Rob Eves, Carebridge CEO and Claire Smith, CCHIP co-chair of fundraising.

Perth affordable housing project moves forward

The Perth town council has voted unanimously in favour of a motion that moves St. James the Apostle’s affordable housing project closer to reality. It ...
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Heat pump on the exterior of St. Mary the Virgin Church

St. Mary the Virgin finds green solutions

Shortly before the pandemic, St. Mary the Virgin needed a new furnace. Replacing it was a challenge because the church is located in an area ...
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Parishioners from St. Mary and St. Helen's gathered together at a table.

St. Helen’s and St. Mary the Virgin form a dynamic duo

Built in 1879, St. Mary the Virgin in Blackburn Hamlet has a long history in the diocese. It was always a small church, filled to ...
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Saying goodbye to St. Martin’s

On May 28, St. Martin’s Anglican Church offered its last service of Pentecost before officially disestablishing on June 1. Dwindling attendance was one of the ...
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