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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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St. Paul’s Shawville helps rural residents access regional food bank

Bouffe Pontiac food bank is located in Campbell’s Bay, a town of 800, with a mandate to serve a vast area with a population of ...
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St. Aidan’s and St. Thomas team up to give

In the St. Aidan’s neighbourhood, the Dempsey Community Centre was transformed just over a year ago into a city-run shelter for about 60 homeless women. ...
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Breakfast is served at St. James Carleton Place

It is 9:15 a.m. Scrambled eggs are cooking in the frying pan. Clad in her new apron, Lynn keeps her watchful eye on the eggs, ...
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St. Margaret’s Inuit congregation offers unique opportunity for sharing and reconciliation

When St. Margaret’s was built in 1887 as a church for the village of Janeville outside Ottawa, it was surrounded by fields and forest.  But ...
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