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Cree Language Healing Project restores cultural identity

Posted on: March 27th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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The Rev. Samuel Halkett, Cree language instructor for the Cree Language Healing Project based out of St. Alban’s Cathedral in Prince Albert, Sask., stands beside a list of various Cree words and their English translations. Submitted photo Cree Language Healing Project restores cultural identity By Matt Gardner on March 27, 2017 311 Raised by his […]

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Water: global conference at Trinity Church Wall Street in New York

Posted on: March 27th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  Posted on: March 27, 2017 The Rev. Brandon Mauai, a deacon in the Diocese of North Dakota and member of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. Photo Credit: ENS [Episcopal News Service] The demand for water is expected to increase 55 percent by 2030 and at the same time global water resources may only meet […]

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PWRDF assists with water supply for First Nations community in Canada

Posted on: March 27th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on: March 27, 2017 Photo Credit: AnglicanJournal [Andre Forget] Ten more homes in the First Nations community of Pikangikum in Northern Ontario will have clean drinking water by the end of 2017 as a result of a joint effort by the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), Habitat for Humanity Manitoba, and grassroots […]

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I love snow days!

Posted on: March 26th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on March 14, 2017 by Martha Tatarnic I love snow days. I love being shuttered indoors because official sounding people over the media tell us “if you can, stay off the roads today.” I love the suspension of business-as-usual: the interruption of plans, the sudden gift of a day without the structures of work […]

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John P. Jackman: Facebook and faith

Posted on: March 26th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By  John P. Jackman   When a middle-aged pastor joined Facebook, he didn’t know what to expect. But he quickly discovered that this new medium offers a powerful way for the church to be present in the world. Monday, August 20, 2012 Four years ago, at the urging of younger members in my congregation, I […]

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Theologian defends universities against charges they are seedbeds of “political correctness”

Posted on: March 26th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on: March 24, 2017 Photo Credit: CUAC/UnivofDurham Theologian Dr Mike Higton, a professor in the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University, has presented the fourth Dr Rowan Williams Annual CUAC Lecture, sponsored by Colleges & Universities of the Anglican Communion. It was given at Trinity College, Toronto, earlier this month. In a […]

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They will change our values

Posted on: March 26th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Jeffrey Metcalfe on March 22, 2017   It is a phrase I hear far too often these days, as our world continues to grapple with the effects of human migration. As a parish priest, I also heard these words almost daily during my pastoral visitations, a lament of “the good old days,” when “Canadians didn’t […]

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Churches mean millions to local communities: Halo study

Posted on: March 26th, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Tali Folkins on March 21, 2017 The Halo Canada Project found that 10 Toronto faith communities benefit their local communities to the tune of $45 million per year, Mike Wood Daly, the project’s research lead, said at a Toronto interfaith forum March 11. Photo: Tali Folkins Faith communities should feel confident about their dollars-and-cents contribution […]

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Living beatitudes

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Posted on January 30, 2017 by Kyle Norman Does anyone else feel that the world is spinning out of control? The inauguration of the US president, and the opening days of his rule, seems to have turned the world on its head—or perhaps it is better to say that what used to lie simmering beneath […]

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Lent Study Guide (Resources)

Posted on: March 22nd, 2017 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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LENT RESOURCES Lent Study Guide Available online, PDF, and/or app Trinity Institute 2017 will coincide with the second week of Lent. In order to enhance that vital season of prayer, study, and repentance, members of the Anglican Communion Environmental Network have created a Lent Study Guide. The guide is available for individuals and groups on […]

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