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May 2017 Topic

Click the link to download a high resolution PDF of the May 2017 issue of Topic Deadline for submission for the September 2017 issue is July 21 and for the October 2017 issue, August 25. Click this link to manage... Read More

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Moving Commitment into Action

Our Companion Episcopal Diocese of Northern Philippines In 2016, there were exploratory discussions, travel and exchanges between Bishop Melissa Skelton and Bishop Brent Alawas to establish a new companion diocese... Read More


Renovating for Ministry

Congratulations are certainly in order for the Parish of St. Agnes', North Vancouver for they are almost finished their 3+ year, $75,000 (so far) renovation project. Diocesan communications most recent visit to the... Read More



 #FromHomeToHome is a United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR-Canada) campaign to mark the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation and to showcase the country’s long tradition of welcoming people, by asking refugees in... Read More


The Milleraires for PWRDF

The sanctuary of St. Catherine’s, Capilano, nave and chancel was swinging to the sounds of The Milleraires Big Band the evening of April 25, 2017. The Milleraires are no strangers to St. Catherine’s and nor is their... Read More


Maundy Thursday Sleepover 2017

Maundy Thursday evening this year, a group of young people from different parishes in the diocese gathered with their youth ministers at the Cathedral. Together with the wider community they participated in the... Read More

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We Don't Do it for the Results

When the luncheon segment of the April 11 Chrism Mass was concluded and the dishes were being removed and the chancel cleaned, a goodly number of the clergy and lay who attended the liturgy remained behind in the... Read More


UPDATE - Long Long Night of Hope

Congratulations to the Rev. Patrick Blaney, and the parish of St. John’s, North Vancouver for the great compassionate service ministry they are pursuing and for sending in this photo from Palm Sunday, 2017. In a... Read More

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Wild Lectionary: An Ecological Preaching Resource

With Anglicans across the globe our diocese shares a commitment to the Fifth Mark of Mission, “to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.” Although connection to... Read More


Easter Sunday at Holy Trinity Cathedral

Diocesan Communication's trip around the Diocese of New Westminster for Holy Week and Easter, 2017 concluded with a visit to Holy Trinity, Cathedral, New Westminster. The 10am Eucharist was traditional but upbeat... Read More