Bible translation links Inuit to Word of God

  By Marites N. Sison staff writer This June, Inuit living in the eastern Arctic and northern Quebec will finally have the opportunity to read the entire Bible in their own language. After 33 years, a team of clergy from the Anglican diocese of the Arctic has finished the monumental task of translating the Bible … Continue reading “Bible translation links Inuit to Word of God”

‘Romantic notion’ turns church steeple into art

  By Leigh Anne Williams Staff writer   St. George’s Anglican Church in Owen Sound, Ont. is a beautiful 132-year-old building that required some expensive renovations, including a complete tear-down and rebuild of its steeple. Looking at all the weathered wood and metal as it came down, parishioner Anne Asten wondered if it could have … Continue reading “‘Romantic notion’ turns church steeple into art”

Catholic priest gives bird’s eye tour of Jerusalem from rooftop

  By Judith Sudilovsky Ecumenical News International Pilgrims in Jerusalem interested in the city’s numerous holy sites can see them from a unique vantage point: a rooftop where a Catholic priest mixes humor and Biblical history to bring the city to life. From the terrace of the Notre Dame Guest House, run by the Legionnaires … Continue reading “Catholic priest gives bird’s eye tour of Jerusalem from rooftop”

Film about Argentinian ‘tragic events’ receives award

  (ENInews)–The film “Verdades Verdaderas” or “True Truths,” about the Grandmothers of the Plaza de Mayo in Buenos Aires, Argentina who sought answers when their children and grandchildren disappeared under military rule, was awarded on 2 April the SIGNIS-WACC Human Rights Award in Toronto. The Rev. Karin Achtelstetter, general secretary of  the World Association for … Continue reading “Film about Argentinian ‘tragic events’ receives award”

“This Joyful Eastertide”

    April 03, 2012 – In this personal message, the Primate remembers the Easter images of his childhood church, Christ Church in Dartmouth, N.S. He also encourages Canadian Anglicans to “embrace afresh our calling as an Easter People.” My love of Holy Week and Easter was nurtured early in life, in the church where I grew … Continue reading ““This Joyful Eastertide””