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Informing Our Consciences

The Anglican moral tradition teaches that the first duty of a Christian when confronting a moral or political issue is ‘to inform one’s conscience’. This means delving deeply into the questions that the issue... Read More

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Palm Sunday at St. Anne's, Steveston

  Earlier in the week leading up to Palm Sunday, 2013, the weather forecasters had predicted fair weather for March 24th but as the day approached the chances of bright morning sunshine bathing the various... Read More

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Book Launch in Powell River

The Reverend Dr. Adela Torchia, Priest-in-Charge of the Parish of St. David and St. Paul in Powell River was present March 21st, 2013, at the Powell River Campus of Vancouver Island University to launch her newly... Read More

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Beautiful During the Day, but You Should See it at Night

  Easter Sunday, 2013 will be particularly memorable for the Parish of St. Helen’s, Point Grey as it will mark the first time that the church bell will be officially rung in the new bell tower. The ringing of the... Read More


St. Stephen's, West Vancouver Centennial

While the ink on the formation of the Municipality of West Vancouver was barely dry, the Anglican church of Saint Stephen’s was holding its first service, April, 1913.This momentous occasion celebrated by Archbishop... Read More

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Goodbye Paul

The Reverend Paul Strudwick, Incumbent of the Parish of St. Alexandria, Port Coquitlam, Priest-in-Charge of St. Columba, Pitt Meadows, Regional Dean of Westminster and Chair of the Communications Committee has given... Read More


Leadership in the Church in Uncertain Times

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Leaders in Stewardship

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RECONNECT Task Force Chair Visits the Synod Office

  The RECONNECT Task Force of the Diocese of New Westminster is a group appointed by Bishop Michael consisting of: The Venerable John Stephens (chair), The Venerable Douglas Fenton, The Rev. Faun Harriman, Mr. Jack... Read More

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Diocesan Council Highlights, March 12, 2013

  1. OPENING – Welcome Bishop Michael began the meeting with a few words about the election of the Pope and the fascination with the election from the mostly secular world in our post-religious culture. There is... Read More