Lenten retreats

Lent comes early this year and maybe that's a good thing because with the tsunami disaster our hearts and our minds have been opened to compassion and to an awareness of the fragility of life - and that is a... Read More

Ministries of the Diocese of New Westminster

Archdeacon: The Ven. Barbara Clay (retired)Regional Dean: The Rev. Randolph Bruce The knitters at St. Timothy's produce baby sweaters and blankets for both Aunt Leah's and the pregnancy program at the Burnaby... Read More

In memory: Ray Murrin

The Rev. Ray Murrin, an honoury associate priest at St. Christopher's, West Vancouver, died Dec. 28 in North Vancouver after a year of illness. He was 74. He was known throughout the diocese for his warmth,... Read More

Colombo bishop asks for assistance

The Diocese of New Westminster has received word from an Anglican bishop in Sri Lanka on what the church is doing in the relief efforts and how local Anglicans can help. Diocese of Colombo Bishop Duleep De Silva... Read More

PWRDF to get matching federal funds

Donations for tsunami relief collected by the primary Canadian Anglican international aid organization, the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), will be matched by the federal government.... Read More

Parishes help tsunami victims

Benefit concert at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver Two sold-out benefit concerts of gospel, pop, and rhythm and blues music at Christ Church Cathedral have resulted in receipts and donations of over $42,000 to... Read More

Let the kids come!

Jesus said: "Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these." Matthew 19:14 And of every living child, clean and unclean, foul (and fair) and of every... Read More


So, St. George was of African descent! When I learned this from a list of the top Black Britons, I was astonished that it had taken so many years for this fact to come to my attention. Had I been asleep when this... Read More

Cathedral supports S. African AIDS centre

Street scene in Soweto, home of the Bochabelo project In the poverty-stricken community of Soweto, South Africa, a non-profit community group works out of an abandoned shipping container to provide basic... Read More

Book Suggestion

  We all know that religion is widely discussed. Spirituality is a hot topic. I have a suggestion. Why not read a short book which simply and directly describes this field. It devotes about 100 pages to five... Read More