In a new six-minute webcast, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, addresses the “beloved church” from the windy tundra of Iqaluit, NU. He visited Iqaluit from May 31 to June 2 for the Diocese of the Arctic synod.
The Primate describes three June events related to Aboriginal justice: the June 1 launch of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission on residential schools, the Canadian government’s apology to residential school survivors June 11, and National Aboriginal Day June 21.
Archbishop Hiltz urges Canadian Anglicans to participate in these events as much as possible, and to uphold them in prayer. He then offers up his own prayer, which begins, “Great Creator God, who desires that all creation live in harmony and peace. We dare to dream of a path to reconciliation.”