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The love of Christ constraineth us' - A century of women's service

The Year 1885 saw the beginnings of an organization of women whose aim was to support the mission and ministry of the Anglican Church in Canada. This was known as the Women's Auxiliary to the Domestic and Foreign... Read More

The WA/ACW History in Verse

In eighteen hundred and eighty-five, The ACW began to thrive. It's name in those days was WA. Most everyone wished that name to stay. In cities and towns the church groups were there Working together in... Read More

Opinion: Real need exists for more youth ministry

It's a cliché to say that the youth of the diocese are our future - lots of people have said it. However, it's often been difficult to see where that statement has been backed up with deeds. While several parishes... Read More

Parishes aid refugee in sanctuary

Amir Kazemian, who claims he will be imprisoned or killed if he returns to his native Iran, was granted sanctuary beginning in July at St. Michael's, Vancouver. He is living in the church’s chapel Several Diocese... Read More

New bishops schooled by Hambidge

The retired Archbishop of New Westminster, Douglas Hambidge, in Dar es Salaam,Tanzania, with new bishops from six African countries This was my third time as a facilitator for the "school" for new bishops... Read More

A centennial tribute to our Anglican Church Women

Violet Sillitoe Women today in our church are searching for `mentors' who have `been there and done that' and through it all quietly held onto their faith, living and working and giving back what Christ gives us... Read More

The Rev. Geoff Archer

It is with sorrow, but with joy, that the Archer family announce that their beloved Geoffrey was called home by his Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, on July 2, 2004. Survived by Margaret Rae, his love and wife of 48... Read More

The Rev. David Reuss

The Rev. David Reuss died January 21. He was 69. After serving in the dioceses of Caledonia, Yukon and Kootenay, he was priest at St. Alban's and St. Dunstan's from 1983 to 1989. He also did work at Camp Artaban,... Read More

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Guatemala has peace but economic justice is slow arriving

The Rev. Emilie Smith, a leader of a group of students from the Vancouver School of Theology beside a monument in the cemetery at Rabinal in rural Guatemala. It recalls the 1982 massacre of 177 women and children... Read More

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Stephen Leacock: an Anglican once “more famous than Canada”

Stephen Butler Leacock (1869-1944) Born in in England, Leacock grew up in Canada on a farm in Ontario, quite poor. After a stint at teaching, Leacock became head of the economics faculty at McGill University. He... Read More