‘The tremendous gift of a God who shows up’

This column was originally published in the December print edition of the Anglican Journal. By William G. Cliff The two thousand year old birth of a refugee child in Bethlehem should make no difference at all. There was no one expecting this child to be born except his mother and embarrassed father. Israel is entirely … Continued

Journeying into Luke: New course at Montreal Dio prepares Anglicans for coming year

Over 80 students gathered this fall to take a journey into the Gospel of Luke, thanks to a new course offered by Montreal Diocesan Theological College. “Luke: A Journey with Jesus” represented a new offering from the college, widely known simply as Montreal Dio. Rather than making students come to traffic-choked downtown Montreal for continuing … Continued

Election of new Bishop of Niagara

There has been an election of coadjutor bishop of Niagara on the fifth ballot. Votes for each candidate in the order of laity and in the order of clergy, respectively: Susan Bell: 95, 47 Robert Fead: 84, 41 Votes needed to be elected: 90 in the order of laity, 45 in the order of clergy … Continued

Pilgrimage For Indigenous Rights

Recently, I took part in the Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights, organized by Mennonite Church Canada and Christian Peacemaker Teams ‒ Indigenous Peoples’ Solidarity Project. Between April 22 and May 14, 30-60 people from diverse ages, stories, and backgrounds participated in this 600km walk.

Territory of the People: PRESS RELEASE

In the Arbour at Shulus, BC, on traditional Nlaka’pamux territory, and in the very place where months ago the Pastoral Elders and Administration Committee of what was then called the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior named the new entity, there were broad smiles and grateful hearts in abundance. In the presence of The Most … Continued

House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon registers objection to election of the Rev. Jacob Worley

Download this release in PDF format. For immediate release The House of Bishops of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon in the Anglican Church of Canada has registered its objection to the episcopal election of the Rev. Jacob Worley in the Diocese of Caledonia. Their objection is registered under Canon 4 (b) vi  “That … Continued