Gaza hospital a “break in the hopelessness”

By General Synod Communications on December 14, 2018 Facebook Twitter email Submitted by Bishop Michael Ingham (retired) The Companions of the Diocese of Jerusalem is one of the new global relations programs of the Anglican Church of Canada. It is a way for our church to be in partnership with fellow Anglicans in the land … Continue reading “Gaza hospital a “break in the hopelessness””

Edmonton consultation examines impact of human trafficking in Indigenous communities

The Rev. Lori Calkins speaks at the Edmonton human trafficking consultation on the Ni wapataenan (“We See”) art project, which sought to raise awareness of the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. Photo by Margaret Glidden By Matt Gardner on December 18, 2018 Facebook Twitter email From Oct. 21–24, the Ecclesiastical Province … Continue reading “Edmonton consultation examines impact of human trafficking in Indigenous communities”

Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2018 Christmas Sermon

Posted Dec 25, 2018 Read Archbishop Justin Welby’s sermon preached at Canterbury Cathedral the morning of Dec. 25. John 1:1-14 Christmas is full of sounds. There are the sounds of parties and gatherings, of familiar people arguing, or joking, or sitting quietly enjoying being together – sounds that bring hope, or joy, or sorrow. God, in the greatest of sounds, … Continue reading “Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2018 Christmas Sermon”

C.S. Lewis’s tales a window to divine mysteries, audience hears

By Tali Folkins December 20, 2018 Their unique appeal to the imagination allows the stories of C.S. Lewis to reach us in ways that ordinary discourse about God often can’t, attendees at an evening dedicated to the writer of the much-beloved Narnia chronicles, held January 25 in Toronto, heard. By incorporating elements of myth, fairy … Continue reading “C.S. Lewis’s tales a window to divine mysteries, audience hears”

Diana Butler Bass: Gratitude isn’t just an emotion

FacebookTwitterEmailPrint   We tend to think of gratitude as a personal feeling that we can cultivate. But it’s also communal and social, writes the author of the new book “Grateful.” Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Diana Butler Bass admits she’s not good at gratitude. She has trouble with keeping a gratitude journal, and she struggles writing … Continue reading “Diana Butler Bass: Gratitude isn’t just an emotion”