Now is the time for renewing ministry and outreach in our diocese

The Ven Christine Rowe Having come to the Diocese relatively recently, I have been fortunate to have had the opportunity to see first hand some of the excellent work being undertaken locally with the support of... Read More


Bishop Michael Ingham examines deacon candidates Larry Atkins of St. John, Sardis, Len Dyer, Epiphany Church, Surrey, Carole Neilson, St. Christopher, West Vancouver, and Eileen Nurse, St. George, Fort Langley, in... Read More

National Church thanks diocese of Honouring Our Commitment contributions

On October 13 we will mark as a national church the half way point in our five year commitment to raise money to compensate victims of abuse at Anglican run Indian Residential schools. It was in March 2003 that the... Read More

St. Cuthbert’s parish restores Artaban Chapel

About 80 members of the parish of St. Cuthbert, Delta, spent a weekend at CampArtaban this summer restoring the chapel. Here the cross is restored. (Sandi LaCharité photo) The outdoor chapel at Camp Artaban got... Read More

Mission to Seafarers to be remembered in parishes on Sept. 18, Seafarer’s Sunday

When a seafarer gets sick, your Mission to Seafarers is there to help at ports around the world, including Vancouver. Ronaldo, a seafarer from the Philippines, had to see the doctor urgently as soon as his ship... Read More

Editorials from TOPIC

Now comes the hard part. We now have to decide what exactly we feel should be our diocesan ministry and how we want to pay for it. The importance of the forthcoming archdeaconry meetings being organized by the... Read More

A Milestone on the Road

  ?> The Virgin Mary and Jesus on a window in the chapel of St. Mary’s, Kerrisdale The publication in May of Mary: Grace and Hope in Christ, marks the latest milestone in the ongoing work of ARCIC, the... Read More

Marking sad departures

“How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity!” declares the Psalmist in a passage in the lectionary recently. But how sad it is when they find they are unable to, the Psalmist might have... Read More

Youth Connections

Dance transforms worship at Cosmic Mass held at Christ Church Cathedral On the evening of July 7th Christ Church Cathedral’s seismic upgrades were put to the test as it shook to the beat of trance dance music,... Read More


I  am writing in response to the book review by Neill Brown of the Rodney Stark book, For the Glory of God (TOPIC, May). The review contains statements which I must take exception with, as they seek to redeem the... Read More