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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

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Former Primate Ted Scott Dies in Car Accident

  Archbishop Ted Scott Archbishop Edward Scott, who died in an automobile accident near Parry Sound, Ontario, on Monday, June 21, had many... Read More

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Intellect and heart together in community

The Dalai Lama presents Archbishop Desmond Tutu with a scarf at a session at the University of BC. They enjoyed each other's company at their many appearances together in Vancouver. (Carey Linde photo) These... Read More