Jesus took the loaves, and when he had given thanks, distributed them to those who were seated; so also the fish, as much as they wanted. When they were satisfied, he told the disciples, “Gather up the fragments left over, so that nothing may be lost.”…from the fragments of the five barley loaves, left by those who had eaten, they filled twelve baskets (John 6: 11–13).
The ecclesiastical province of Canada is seeking six Council of the North parishes to take part in a parish-to-parish partnership pilot project that will involve the sharing of stories, prayers and exchange visits, Saskatchewan diocesan Bishop Michael Hawkins told members of the council at their fall meeting in Calgary September 28-30.
The dramatic spike in donations for Syrian refugees this fall has left some officials at Canadians aid groups with mixed feelings—on the one hand, moved by the sudden outpouring of compassion they’ve seen, and on the other, mindful of the fundraising challenges that have faced them for most of Syria’s four-year civil war.
History was made this summer at Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ont., with a unique interfaith wedding, the officiating clerics say.
Bishop Michael Bird does not, at first glance, strike one as being a fighter.
When the death of three-year-old Alan Kurdi brought public attention into sharp focus on the global refugee crisis, support welled up for those who have been driven from their homes by violent conflict in the Middle East.
Religious leaders from three faiths are teaching their communities about gender issues, thanks to the efforts of a Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) partner in Mozambique.
Council of General Synod members and observers during a special session at Cody Hall, St. Paul's Bloor, Toronto. Photo: Marites N. Sison What do you think about the marriage canon report? Was there anything that stood out for you? Council of General Synod (CoGS) members…
The Anglican Journal sat down for an interview with Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, after the Council of General Synod (CoGS) concluded its special session on September 22-23 to receive the report of the Commission on the Marriage Canon.