The wisdom of women

By Mary Luke Jones FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   Ten lessons from women pastors. Sister Mary Luke Jones of Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Indiana shares what she learned from spending time with women clergy. Among the lessons: The things that separate Catholics and Protestants are not really that important. Monday, June 14, 2010 Editor’s note: The … Continue reading “The wisdom of women”

In the tongues of mortals and of angels

By Tali Folkins June 6, 2019 via Anglican Journal Welby’s daily prayer in tongues unusual among Anglicans today, scholar says A Canadian Anglican scholar who specializes in Pentecostalism and the charismatic movement says he was surprised to learn this winter that Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby prays every morning in tongues. Welby opened up about … Continue reading “In the tongues of mortals and of angels”

Chinese ministry grows, evolves in Vancouver and Toronto

By Matt Gardner May 27, 2019 The two cities chosen to host the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in 2019 and 2016 are distant in a geographic sense, but similar in their diversity. Demographically speaking, Vancouver and Toronto are two of the most multicultural cities in the world.   A key component of that diversity … Continue reading “Chinese ministry grows, evolves in Vancouver and Toronto”

Fighting with Phone Companies, Pt. 2

  Image via Shutterstock/Gelpi Fighting with Phone Companies, Pt. 2 Martha Tatarnic May 28, 2019   & a Baptismal Alternative to “Meh…” This is not my first blog about this particular frustration. Every time that I have to deal with one of them, I vow to myself that I’m not going to get upset. I don’t … Continue reading “Fighting with Phone Companies, Pt. 2”

Jean Vanier chose relationships with intellectually disabled ahead of privilege

Jean Vanier, founder of “L’Arche”. Photo: WCC 14 May 2019 The headline for a newspaper letter extolling a man who lived what he espoused, engaging with shunned people often unable to effectively communicate verbally, said, “Jean Vanier was a living saint”. Atop the letter to the Toronto Star, it was probably the neatest summary of … Continue reading “Jean Vanier chose relationships with intellectually disabled ahead of privilege”