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Memoir captures archbishop’s ministry in Newfoundland

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Sam Rose Archbishop Stewart Payne was the diocesan bishop of Western Newfoundland from 1990 to 1997. Photo: Sam Rose   Cut from the Cloth of Fogo: A Life of Teaching, Travel, and Ministry By Stewart Payne Flanker Press June 2015, 220 pages ISBN 978-1-77117-409-1   Archbishop Stewart Payne, whose memoir Cut from the Cloth of […]

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Bishop in a Chevy pickup

Posted on: February 9th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Diana Swift Bishop Adam breaks the ice with his infectious grin and keen sense of humour. Photo: Mary Brown (This story was first published in the February issue of the Anglican Journal.) Bishop Adam Halkett is so good with numbers that Mary Brown, diocese of Saskatchewan bookkeeper, once teased him about it, saying, “What are […]

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The Three Cantors: ‘We’ve had a good run’

Posted on: February 8th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget (L-R) Angus Sinclair, bishop-elect William Cliff, Archdeacon David Pickett and Dean Peter Wall getting warmed up to sing at St. George’s Anglican Church, Montreal, Que. Photo: Contributed After performing together for 19 years, the Three Cantors—Archdeacon David Pickett, Dean Peter Wall, Bishop-elect William Cliff and maestro Angus Sinclair—will return to the church that […]

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Church funds residential schools comic book study guide

Posted on: February 8th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins Lost Innocence, a comic book dealing with the Indian residential school system, took author Brandon Mitchell two and a half years to write because of the difficulty of its subject matter.  Photo: Saskia Rowley Lost Innocence is just a comic book, but it took two and a half years to write. It’s not […]

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God bless you, Odette

Posted on: February 8th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Fred Hiltz The temporary door of the Church of St. John the Baptist in Terra Firme, Brazil. Photo: Fred Hiltz She met us as we arrived in Terra Firme, a very poor neighbourhood in the city of Belém in Brazil, where the diocese of Amazonia has had a steadfast witness to the gospel for many […]

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Prayers for Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday

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The Archbishop of Canterbury greets Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey ahead of a service to inaugurate the new five-year General Synod of the Church of England. The Church has this week published prayers to be used to mark the Queen’s 90th birthday later this year. Photo Credit: Picture Partnership/Westminster Abbey [Church of England Press […]

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Research project shines light on Beothuk-Anglican relations – Part I

Posted on: February 8th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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The Rev. Dr. Joanne Mercer, rector of the Parish of Twillingate, stands beside Gerald Squires’ statue “The Spirit of the Beothuk” in Boyd’s Cove, Nfld. The statue depicts Shanawdithit, the last known living member of the Beothuk people. Submitted photo Research project shines light on Beothuk-Anglican relations – Part I By Matt Gardner 165 Alongside […]

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The Centre Holds: Primates 2016 in Canterbury

Posted on: January 30th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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The Centre Holds: Primates 2016 in Canterbury – Interweavings No 5 Jan 2016 By Graham Kings The Centre Holds: Primates 2016 in Canterbury Interweavings No. 5 By Bishop Graham Kings, Mission Theologian in the Anglican Communion Introduction W. B. Yeats’ 1919 poem, ‘The Second Coming’, has the memorable line: Things fall apart, the centre cannot hold. […]

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The Name of God is Mercy

Posted on: January 30th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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    A First Title by Pope Francis – THE NAME OF GOD IS MERCY Words of the Pope, who was interviewed by Andrea Tornielli Random House Canada Released January 12th, 2016 Hardcover, 151 pages. $20.50 CAD ISBN #978-0-399-58863-1     Pope Francis Brief Backgrounder: Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born in Buenos Aires on December 17, 1936. […]

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Northern priest survives winter storm

Posted on: January 29th, 2016 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins The Rev. Moses Kakekaspan, who survived a night in a brutal winter storm this week, relaxes with his wife, Thelma, and their great-grandson. Photo: Cecilia Chapman A 71-year old northern priest who survived a night outside this week in a -43 C winter storm said his experience was meant as a lesson in […]

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