Bishop Michael's Easter Message

The Ascension window at the Cathedral This year the world is marking the 50th anniversary of Einstein's death in 1955. Most Christians have not even begun to think about the revolution in understanding he... Read More

Everyone a minister

 You may have seen Juanita at our parish dinners. She lives with two of our parishioners, but she is not able to come to church; however, she does minister to us and allows us to minister to her. Each Wednesday... Read More

SIA shortfall may require financial Synod

Diocesan revenues and expenditures are in line with expectations, but dropping contributions to Stewards in Action may require a special financial Synod late this year. Diocesan Council last month approved a 2005... Read More


Archdeacon John Struthers of St. David’s, Delta, has decided to retire July 1 from his job as corporate secretary of Finning International after 35 years of service to his company. He will have more time for his job... Read More


Ina Roelants: women's advocate Ina Roelants Ina Roelants, a long-time parishioner of St. Paul's, Vancouver, died March 4. She was 77. She was one of the diocesan group that started the W.I.S.H. Centre to help... Read More

Kyoto approval should lead to energy audits

The Kyoto Protocol - part of a global effort to combat climate change - was brought into force in Canada in February, coinciding with the release of the Archbishop of Canterbury's report `Sharing our Planet'.... Read More

Book Reviews

: Experiencing the Heart of Christianity by Tim Scorer. Wood Lake Books, 2005, 158 pages plus CD, $34.95 Study guide for exploring Borg book Review by Paul Borthistle This new release by Wood Lake books is a... Read More


Bishops, our leaders, are not the sum total of the Anglican Church. So wrote the Bishop of Cork, in his response to the communiqué issued by the 35 chief bishops (or Primates) of the national churches in the... Read More

HOC coming along

The Honouring Our Commitment campaign is on track. It's a three year campaign to raise $1.6 million dollars, the diocese's part of a national effort to pay the Anglican Church of Canada's share of the residential... Read More

A gritty blessing

As anyone who has lived in the U.K. knows, a small amount of snow can cause a great deal of havoc. The last time I was in England when it snowed, the city of my birth came to a standstill — and there was only two... Read More