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Diocese of Montreal launches new continuing education program

Posted on: March 27th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Matt Gardner   Expanding its efforts to create a culture of lifelong learning, the Diocese of Montreal has embarked upon a new three-year continuing education program. The program, which began Jan. 1, 2015 and runs until Dec. 31, 2017, asks clergy to complete 60 hours of continuing education over a three-year period, as required […]

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ACIP on self-determination: ‘Have we not talked long enough?’

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By André Forget Rev. Chris Harper, Freda Lepine, Rev. Ginny Doctor, Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples co-chairs Rev. Norm Casey and Archdeacon Sidney Black, Primate Fred Hiltz, Rev. Laurette Glasgow and National Indigenous Bishop Mark MacDonald discuss greater self-determination for Indigenous Anglicans. Photo: André Forget Indigenous Anglican leaders stated at a recent meeting of the […]

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Faith groups invite Pope to visit Vancouver’s poor

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Ben Graves   Pope Francis greets a child during a public audience in St. Peter’s Square. His concern for the poor has “caught the imagination of Christians and other people of faith,” says Anglican priest, Dean Peter Elliot, of the Vancouver-based diocese of New Westminster. Photo: Martin Podzorny A multi-faith group in Vancouver, B.C., has […]

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Walking with the sisters

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Leigh Anne Williams There are roles for people who want to be a part of the ministry of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine without living in the Anglican monastic community. Lynne Samways Hiltz was received as an oblate last September.  Photo: Courtesy of SSJD Lynne Samways Hiltz first visited the Anglican convent […]

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AST names new president

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Anglican Journal staff   The Rev. Neale S. Bennet co-leads the diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island’s vision strategy and support team on Building Healthy Leadership. Photo: Contributed The Rev. Neale S. Bennet, an Anglican priest from the diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, has been appointed the next president […]

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Around the world with Hope Bear

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Ben Graves Hope Bear, the much-loved mascot of the Anglican Foundation of Canada’s (AFC) Kids Helping Kids Fund, has been going places. Hope Bear has lounged on a beach chair in South Beach, Miami, looked out over the walls of the ancient capital of M’dina in Malta and taken in an old-fashioned fish and chips […]

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God and the 6 o’clock news

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Rhonda Waters The church where I served as student minister has a number of very large stained glass windows: Christ with the children, the women at the empty tomb, and a rather lurid depiction of Christ on the cross, featuring a great deal of purple and agony. My son was three years old while we […]

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Show of support for Anglican Foundation

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Ben Graves   Canon Judy Rois, executive director of the Anglican Foundation of Canada. Photo: Saskia Rowley As part of an effort to shore up support and raise awareness about the Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC), its executive director, the Rev. Canon Judy Rois, has asked the leadership at the Anglican Church of Canada’s national office in […]

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Diocese marks milestone by sponsoring refugees

Posted on: March 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Ben Graves   Bishop Michael Bird: “Sponsoring a refugee family doesn’t just change their life; it changes everyone’s life.” ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Anglican diocese of Niagara celebrates today the 140th anniversary of its founding. To mark the occasion, the diocese has launched a refugee sponsorship initiative that Bishop Michael Bird hopes will result in 50 […]

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Fasting for the earth

Posted on: March 23rd, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Leigh Anne Brenna (right) and Blake (centre) MacDonald invited their dad National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald (left) out for lunch on March 16, but he didn’t have any food because he was fasting for the climate that day.  Photo: Leigh Anne Williams Many people observe Lent with different sorts of fasts, but some Canadian Anglican leaders have […]

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