A National Call to Prayer on Lent 5

All around us, while many are in quarantine or self-isolation, the church is blossoming with prayer. We are digging deep into the heart of our faith to lift our voices in the sure and certain knowledge that the Holy Spirit hears our intercessions, thanksgivings and even our groans. Please join me in a national day … Continue reading “A National Call to Prayer on Lent 5”

COVID-19 and us

By Archbishop Linda Nicholls We are facing an unprecedented pandemic in the COVID-19 crisis. Although we have seen serious illnesses emerge in the past 20 years, we have not seen the emergence of a global pandemic of this proportion in the lifetime of most people today. We, who are used to the gifts of medical … Continue reading “COVID-19 and us”

Primate’s update regarding COVID-19

With the declaration by the World Health Organization that COVID-19 is now officially a pandemic, we face the urgent need for everyone to be actively engaged in protecting themselves and those around them. Bishops across Canada are putting in place best practices for that protection in their communities in regular announcements based on local risks. … Continue reading “Primate’s update regarding COVID-19”

Wrestling with forgiveness and reconciliation – Primate of the Church of Canada shares her hopes for the Lambeth Conference

Forgiveness and reconciliation are issues that every member of the Anglican church needs to wrestle with, according to the new leader of the Church of Canada, Archbishop Linda Nicholls. And she believes the Lambeth Conference can play a role in tackling these issues on a global stage. Linda Nicholls was elected last summer as the … Continue reading “Wrestling with forgiveness and reconciliation – Primate of the Church of Canada shares her hopes for the Lambeth Conference”

God’s story emerges in the power and beauty of artistic expression

By Archbishop Linda Nicholls   Can you imagine our church without the music, art, stained glass, hangings or sculptures that adorn our worship life? At the Reformation some Christian communities, fearing that art was supplanting a focus on God, demanded a simple, unadorned manner of worship and plain buildings with little or no decoration. Anglicans … Continue reading “God’s story emerges in the power and beauty of artistic expression”