A Reflection on the Meeting of the Primates of the Anglican Communion in Canterbury, England, January 11-15, 2016

“Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it” (1 Corinthians 12:27) Throughout the meeting of the Primates last week, I thought much about St. Paul’s teaching about the Church being the Body of Christ in the world.  It is the image at the very heart of Anglican ecclesiology.  It informs the … Continued

Visits and Carols: A Christmas Reflection

One of my happiest childhood memories of Christmas is the visiting that happened. Every night between Christmas and New Year’s Day, one part of my family would welcome all the rest of us around their Christmas tree and their kitchen table – a table laden with all the festive food and drink of the season.

Primate’s 2015 Election Message to Political Leaders

With the 2015 Canadian federal election underway, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, addresses the leaders of Canada’s five largest political parties, including Stephen Harper (Conservative), Tom Mulcair (New Democratic Party), Justin Trudeau (Liberal), Elizabeth May (Green), and Gilles Duceppe (Bloc Québécois). Outlining some of the major issues facing Canada and … Continued

A joint letter on the situation in Pikangikum

In an open letter, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Bishop Susan C. Johnson, National Bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Mark MacDonald encourage Anglicans and Lutherans to write letters to the federal government expressing solidarity with the northern community of Pikangikum, Ont. September 24, … Continued

Call to Prayer and Action

The following statement by Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, and Adele Finney, executive director of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), in response to the Syrian refugee crisis was originally posted on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 at the PWRDF website. The Turkish policeman is us. Aylan Kurdi is our … Continued