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Justice Camp: Land begins in Edmonton

Posted on: August 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
News

  Justice Camp: Land meets in Edmonton from August 15 to 21, 2014, and brings together an intergenerational cohort from across the country for up close encounters with social justice issues. Participants will enjoy seven immersion experiences on topics ranging from the relationship between faith and the oil/tar sands, urban responses to systemic poverty, and […]

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Living Partnerships, Living Peace: Padi Rex visits Canada

Posted on: August 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  For Rev. Rex Reyes, General Secretary of the National Council of Churches of the Philippines—or simply Padi Rex, as he is better known—partnership characterizes all that he is and all that he does. It is his celebration of peace and justice, which takes on myriad forms. From filming food security messages with Archbishop Fred […]

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First Slavey Anglican priest mourned

Posted on: August 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Leigh Anne Williams   The Rev. Georgina Bassett was “a powerhouse for God.”  Photo: Debra Gill   The community of Hay River, N.W.T., is mourning the loss of the Rev. Georgina Bassett, who was ordained in 2012, becoming the first Anglican priest of Slavey descent in the Anglican Church of Canada. She died on […]

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Finding Hilda’s Grave: A residential school survivor’s search for a lost sister

Posted on: August 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  In March 2014, 81-year-old Inez Dieter journeyed to Edmonton for the final national gathering of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). She had been to a number of regional and national events, but knew that this one would be different. This was a last chance to visit with the community that forms around these […]

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Council works for social justice in Philippines

Posted on: August 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Diana Swift      Fr. Rex Reyes, general secretary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines; Adele Finney, PWRDF executive director and Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. Photo: Diana Swift     In a passionate talk at the national office of the Anglican Church of Canada in […]

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The making of Mishamikoweesh

Posted on: August 20th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Leigh Anne Williams   Children and youth gathered last June at Kingfisher Lake in northern Ontario to celebrate the creation of the Anglican Church of Canada’s first indigenous diocese.  Photo: Anglican Video     Anglican Video is producing a documentary on the creation of the Spiritual Indigenous Ministry of Mishamikoweesh, the first indigenous diocese […]

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Servants by the Sea: Deacons to gather in Halifax

Posted on: August 19th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  The Association of Anglican Deacons in Canada will gather in Halifax, Nova Scotia from August 14 to 17 for a time of fellowship and community building.  Throughout “Servants by the Sea,” deacons from across the Canadian church will enjoy workshops suited to diaconal ministries, including ones on advocating for the unemployed, outreach in the […]

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Weighing the Anglican response in the Mideast

Posted on: August 19th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Leigh Anne Williams   Palestinians sift through the rubble of their destroyed home. Photo: UN Photo/Shareef Sarhan       As talks to extend the uneasy ceasefire between Israeli forces and Hamas continue in Egypt, the Associated Press reported Wednesday that an unexploded bomb in Gaza killed five people, including three Palestinian police engineers […]

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Anglican Foundation head to receive honorary doctorate

Posted on: August 19th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Diana Swift   The Rev. Canon Judy Rois, executive director of the Anglican Foundation of Canada. Photo: Saskia Rowley     An honorary Doctor of Divinity degree will be conferred on The Rev. Canon Judy Rois, executive director of the Anglican Foundation of Canada, at the November convocation of Queen’s College. Queen’s is the […]

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Vianney (Sam) Carriere, 1947–2014

Posted on: August 18th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Diana Swift    Vianney (Sam) Carriere was the consummate writer, editor and photographer. Photo: General Synod Archives     Sam Carriere, the Anglican Church of Canada’s director of communications and information resources, and its director of resources for mission, died peacefully at his home in Toronto on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014. He was 67. […]

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