St. Mark's `Journey' made ready

Ted Lindsey and Brian Walks of St. Mark's in Surrey prepare one of nine displays that make up the parish's `Journey of Christmas.' Imagine a Christmas display that includes a walk on a lit pathway through the... Read More

Cabinet for regimental colours dedicated at Cathedral on Nov. 11

About 300 member of the Seaforth Highlanders and the British Columbia Regiment fill Christ Church Cathedral on November 11 as their conserved colours are returned to the diocesan cathedral. Since 1919, eleven... Read More


Several 2005 calendars are available for, many from church and religious groups. The Canadian Church Calendar is available every year from Anglican Church Women, write the W.A. Memorial House, 334 W. 14th... Read More

Diocesan Council Report

Work on a code of ethics for those who work in the diocese is resuming, Diocesan Council was told last month. The code will cover both paid workers, including clergy, as well as volunteers. It is likely to be based... Read More


A formal code of ethics is long overdue in the Diocese of New Westminster, and it's all to the good that a Task Force on Codes and Principles of Ethics has taken up the work on what has turned out to be a very... Read More


The "danse macabre" of Halloween and the US electioneering are now past. Now the frosty winds blow through our streets and our churches as the Windsor report, its reception and the ongoing discontents on both sides... Read More

Ministries of the Diocese of New Westminster

Archdeacon: The Ven. Beverley Stewart Regional Dean: The Rev. Fred Tassinari All Saints is a downtown church where the community is a blend of cultures, including Indo-Canadian and First Nations. The parish... Read More

Parishes need to market themselves to the larger community

Jane Osler "That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." While true, a name can have unintended consequences. For example, the Diocesan Communications Committee _ what would its name... Read More


The Rev. Dr. Martin Brokenleg The Parish of St. James, Vancouver welcomed the Rev. Dr. Martin Brokenleg as honourary priest. He is the director of the Native Ministries Program and professor of First Nations... Read More

St. Mary's remembers the Diocese of New Westminster’s first bishop

On a Sunday afternoon in New Westminster, the historic church of St. Mary's witnessed a service of Evensong in memory of Bishop Acton Windeyer Sillitoe and in celebration of the 125 years since the diocese's birth.... Read More