2015

Aug. 25, 2015 Open letter to Canadian political leaders on the 2015 Federal Election
Letter sent by Archbishop Hiltz to five Canadian political leaders on the release of Compassion, Justice, and Reason: An Anglican Approach for Election 2015.

Aug. 21, 2015: Primate’s Homily – Closing Service
Homily from the closing service of Sacred Circle by Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.

Aug. 17, 2015: Primate’s Sermon – Eighth National Sacred Circle
Watch and read Archbishop Fred Hiltz deliver a sermon during the opening Eucharist service of the eighth national Anglican Indigenous Sacred Circle.

July 8, 2015 Sermon by Archbishop Hiltz to the Memorial Service for Canon Robert L. Falby
Sermon given by Archbishop Hiltz at the Memorial Service for Canon Robert Falby. Canon Falby served as prolocutor of General Synod from 2009 to 2013.

April 20, 2015 Statement on the #22Days campaign
As Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), which has addressed the sad legacy of the Indian Residential Schools, prepares to hold the closing ceremonies of its six-year tenure in Ottawa, we are calling our Church into “22 Days” of prayer and renewal in our commitments to healing and reconciliation among all people – the Indigenous Peoples of this land and all others who have come and settled and also call it home. These 22 Days will take us from the commencement of the TRC closing ceremonies on Sunday, May 31st to the National Aboriginal Day of Prayer on Sunday, June 21st.

April 16, 2015 Earth Day statement by the Primate and Bishop Johnson
Earth Day—observed annually on April 22nd—falls this year in the midst of the Festival of Easter in which we celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

April 4, 2015 ‘Tis The Spring of Souls Today’
Easter 2015 statement by Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.

March 27, 2015 ‘I Sit in Silence’
Statement by Archbishop Hiltz to mark the onset of Holy Week 2015.

Feb 10, 2015 A Statement from the Primate on the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Physician-Assisted Dying
The recent ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada, striking down the long held ban on physician-assisted dying is cause for celebration among many Canadians and cause for great concern among many others.

Jan 1, 2015 ‘Singing a Song of Hope’
A sermon by Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, delivered on New Year’s Day 2015 at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa.

Archive

Earlier communications can be found in the archived sections for Archbishops Hutchison and Peers.