Statement on the situation in Wet’suwet’en First Nation

View this statement as a PDF. January 11, 2019 We as Indigenous and non-Indigenous Anglicans are writing to express our concern and distress about disturbing events in Wet’suwet’en land this past week. Specifically, we are concerned about the arrests at the Gitdimt’en checkpoint on Monday, January 7th, 2019. Our concern is threefold: 1) This action … Continue reading “Statement on the situation in Wet’suwet’en First Nation”

Algonquin spiritual teacher in residence appointed at Ottawa cathedral

Albert Dumont has been appointed for a two-year term as Algonguin Spiritual Teacher in Residence at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa. Submitted photo Algonquin spiritual teacher in residence appointed at Ottawa cathedral By Matt Gardner on December 4, 2018 Facebook Twitter email Indigenous spirituality has a powerful new voice at Christ Church Cathedral Ottawa. In … Continue reading “Algonquin spiritual teacher in residence appointed at Ottawa cathedral”

The ecumenical Christmas letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby

Posted on: December 20, 2018  The Archbishop of Canterbury’s ecumenical Christmas letter to churches around the world “As Christians we have good news” And opening their treasure bags they gave him gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh (Matthew 2. 11). Gift giving is a tradition in almost all countries and cultures. Gifts value and honour … Continue reading “The ecumenical Christmas letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby”

Anglican Church hires suicide prevention workers for northern communities

Jeffery Stanley, left, will handle the church’s suicide prevention work in British Columbia, Yukon and Western Arctic; Yolanda Bird, right, will cover Alberta and Saskatchewan, and, if necessary, also Manitoba and northern Ontario. Photo: Contributed The Anglican Church of Canada has added two new suicide prevention workers to its staff working in Indigenous ministry. Jeffery … Continue reading “Anglican Church hires suicide prevention workers for northern communities”

Inuit cohort graduates from Arthur Turner Training School

Leading clergy from the Diocese of the Arctic attend the graduation of students from the Arthur Turner Training School (ATTS). Front row, L-R: Bishop David Parsons, Esau Tatatopik, Annie Keenainak, Martha Kunuk, Manasee Ulayuk, Bishop Darren McCartney. ATTS Director Joseph Royal is standing at left in the second row from the front. Submitted photo The … Continue reading “Inuit cohort graduates from Arthur Turner Training School”