A New High

By Martha Tatarnic Martha serves as the rector of St. George’s Anglican Church in St. Catharines. Her book “The Living Diet” is set to be published in 2019. Image via Shutterstock A New High ‘“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are beneficial. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not … Continue reading “A New High”

Neighbourhood ministry helps homeless in westside Vancouver

One of the Neighourhood Ministry volunteers known as “angels” helps a homeless man move his belongings in downtown Vancouver. Angels supplement the services provided by the ministry’s Mobile Care Unit and others identified by street outreach teams as needing assistance. Submitted photo Neighbourhood ministry helps homeless in westside Vancouver By Matt Gardner The Westside Anglicans … Continue reading “Neighbourhood ministry helps homeless in westside Vancouver”

Diocesan environment network builds alliances in Nova Scotia and P.E.I.

Participants engage in a “tree walk” at Pause to Listen: A Spiritual Retreat for Environmentalists. The Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island Environment Network helped organize the May retreat. Submitted photo Diocesan environment network builds alliances in Nova Scotia and P.E.I. By Matt Gardner Each year parishes and congregations across the Anglican … Continue reading “Diocesan environment network builds alliances in Nova Scotia and P.E.I.”

Migrant worker outreach expands from local parish to regional ministry

Volunteers from St. Alban’s serve meals to local migrant workers following the church’s weekly Spanish-language worship service. Submitted photo Migrant worker outreach expands from local parish to regional ministry By Matt Gardner Launched in 2013, a migrant worker outreach ministry at St. Alban’s Anglican Church in Beamsville, Ont. has become a hub of local support … Continue reading “Migrant worker outreach expands from local parish to regional ministry”

Francis of Assisi: Evangelist and environmentalist

Francis of Assisi: Evangelist and environmentalist By Matt Gardner One of the most revered figures in the history of Christianity, St. Francis of Assisi (1181/2-1226) lived a life that embodied some of the most deeply held values that we associate with the faith today. In the centuries since his death, successive generations of Christians have … Continue reading “Francis of Assisi: Evangelist and environmentalist”