Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary

Posted on: March 13, 2019  Rebekah Clingan dressed as Mrs Cecil Frances Alexander during a praise service in St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, to mark the hymn writer’s 200th anniversary. Photo Credit: Clogher Diocese The 200th anniversary of the birth of Anglican hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander was celebrated with a themed praise evening in Enniskillen, … Continue reading “Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary”

Bob Dylan and the Theological Imagination

By Michael Gilmour Posted on Mar 31, 2017 New York City was cold, muffled and mysterious, the capital of the world. On 7th Avenue I passed the building where Walt Whitman had lived and worked. I paused momentarily imagining him printing away and singing the true song of his soul. I had stood outside of … Continue reading “Bob Dylan and the Theological Imagination”

Rolling Stone’s Top 100 List: The Sound of Prayer

Martha Tatarnic Martha serves as the rector of St. George’s Anglican Church in St. Catharines. Her book “The Living Diet” is set to be published in 2019. Rolling Stone’s Top 100 List: The Sound of Prayer One of my favourite parts of our family trip to Prince Edward Island this summer came from a travel playlist … Continue reading “Rolling Stone’s Top 100 List: The Sound of Prayer”

In Richmond Hill, dementia-tailored worship ‘stirs the soul’

By Tali Folkins June 26, 2018 Ron Wilson, right, leads a dementia-friendly service in the chapel of St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Richmond Hill, Ont. Photo: Contributed   A small Toronto-area not-for-profit is partnering with an Anglican church to provide worship services tailored to people suffering from dementia. Since December 2017, Memory Lane Home Living, an … Continue reading “In Richmond Hill, dementia-tailored worship ‘stirs the soul’”

Three Cantors reform to bring relief to Canadian town suffering “pastoral emergency”

Posted on: June 26, 2018  The trio of singing clergy known as The Three Cantors bought joy wherever they performed; but the consecration of group member William Cliff as Bishop of Brandon in 2016 put an end to their exploits. But, in response to a “pastoral emergency” in Churchill, Manitoba, the group reformed for a … Continue reading “Three Cantors reform to bring relief to Canadian town suffering “pastoral emergency””