Reconciliation, restoration vision for Sorrento Centre, new executive director says

By Joelle Kidd The Rev. Michael Shapcott has made a habit of asking a question during the opening orientation of the Sorrento Centre’s Five Weeks of Summer, one of the centre’s signature annual programs. “I always ask, ‘Who’s here for the first time? Who’s been here for five years? Ten years?’ And so on,” says … Continue reading “Reconciliation, restoration vision for Sorrento Centre, new executive director says”

Preaching Good News When Clinically Sad

  By Connor Gwin I talk about death and grief a lot. It is a running joke in my house that I am always thinking about death and I am always willing to talk to someone about grief. This shouldn’t surprise anyone given my life (and death) experiences. The work of a priest requires that … Continue reading “Preaching Good News When Clinically Sad”

Closer to Jesus of Nazareth: Q&A with Bishop Michael Curry

By Joelle Kidd     Bishop Michael Curry is the 27th and current presiding bishop of the U.S.-based Episcopal Church. Curry garnered international attention in 2018, when he preached at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. His animated sermon even inspired an homage by Kenan Thompson on Saturday Night Live’s “Weekend Update.” The … Continue reading “Closer to Jesus of Nazareth: Q&A with Bishop Michael Curry”

Challenges draw Trinity and Wycliffe closer

By Matt Gardner As times change, two familiar seminaries are changing with them Among the various display booths spread throughout the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre at General Synod 2019, guests and delegates passed one that bore testament to a new spirit of collaboration between two prominent Anglican seminaries in Toronto. Having previously shared a display … Continue reading “Challenges draw Trinity and Wycliffe closer”