Outreach conference hears justice work is church work

By Murray MacAdam The “radical, revolutionary” message of Jesus can sustain us when the signs of the times can cause us to lose hope, said Thea Prescod, the keynote speaker at the diocese’s annual Outreach Conference, held Oct. 19 at Havergal College in Toronto. More than 100 Anglicans from across the diocese attended the event, … Continue reading “Outreach conference hears justice work is church work”

Grandma’s songs set overture to Presiding Bishop’s faith journey

Music speaks to the soul, keeps us marching, Curry tells Canterbury audience By Matthew MacDonald Associate Editor As a child, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry would listen intently as his grandma sang hymns at the kitchen sink. Familiar tunes gave meaning to holy words. Even in her darkest moments of despair, as her daughter lay dying … Continue reading “Grandma’s songs set overture to Presiding Bishop’s faith journey”

Papal embrace for new director of the Anglican Centre in Rome during Mauritius visit

Pope Francis delivers a speech in Port Louis on 9 September 2019 during his visit to Mauritius Photo Credit: Vatican Media / Reuters   [ACNS, by Rachel Farmer] The visit of Pope Francis to Mauritius on Monday brought fresh energy and confidence to Christians in the country, according to the Bishop of Mauritius, Ian Earnest, … Continue reading “Papal embrace for new director of the Anglican Centre in Rome during Mauritius visit”

3 ways seminary will change you for the better

  By Stephen Andrews At Wycliffe’s recent Theology Pub Night on August 30, I was gratified when someone asked me if I was a student at Wycliffe College. I am often mistaken for a younger person, which I think I owe to my genes, but which my wife suspects may also have something to do … Continue reading “3 ways seminary will change you for the better”

‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference

Panel gathered to explore the question ‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ 16 September 2019 The Sant’Egidio community began a “Peace with no borders” conference in Madrid on 15 September, gathering religious leaders from all over the world to address each other on migration, the environment, dialogue and inclusion. World Council of Churches general secretary Rev. … Continue reading “‘Ecumenism: is it still on?’ WCC general secretary addresses global peace conference”