World Water Day, March 22, 2018

  PWRDF supports Sustainable Development Goal #6, to ensure everyone has access to safe water by 2030. Read more about World Water Day initiatives around the world here. ______________________________________________________________ The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund Update, March  14, 2018

What happens when a church closes?

  By Marites N. Sison  –  February 28, 2018 A 13th-century Dominican church in Maastricht, the Netherlands, is now a bookstore. Photo: Sb2s3/Wikimedia Commons   By now it has sadly become a familiar story that we hear about or read in the news—a church is being closed, deconsecrated and put up for sale somewhere in the … Continue reading “What happens when a church closes?”

International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018

This year’s theme – #MyFeminism Feminism is simply about equality – equality for women, men and people of all gender identities. Achieving gender equality means that everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential. This year’s theme for International Women’s Day is #MyFeminism, inspired by the role feminism continues to play in shaping Canada … Continue reading “International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018”

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust: Lent begins February 14

By Joelle Kidd February 08, 2018   Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, is marked by the imposition of ashes in the form of a cross on the foreheads of the faithful. Photo: Penwin/Shutterstock   “Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return” (Genesis 3:19). These are the words that Christians … Continue reading “Ashes to ashes, dust to dust: Lent begins February 14”

Lent Resources: US-based Episcopal Church’s Good Book Club reads Luke and Acts

Posted on: February 7, 2018 4:19 PM The US-based Episcopal Church’s Forward Movement is inviting Episcopalians to study the Gospel of Luke during Lent and the Acts of the Apostles over Eastertide, through a series of daily readings. “We love sequels, and Luke-Acts provides a wonderful two-part narrative,” the ministry says on its Good Book … Continue reading “Lent Resources: US-based Episcopal Church’s Good Book Club reads Luke and Acts”