Valentine's Day and its Symbols

There are many symbols associated with Valentine's Day. These include Cupid, the heart, roses, lovebirds and many more. Possibly the most famous of the Valentine's Day symbols is the image of a heart, which has been... Read More

A Different Cup of Tea for VST

Principal and Dean Wendy Fletcher chats with the past president of the Auxiliary Audrey Halsley at the annual luncheon Last fall during final exam time at the Vancouver School of Theology, first year student... Read More

Imagining our future

New Westminster Anglicans have come up with seven values that parishioners in the diocese hold - and have begun work on a vision for the next decade. Input came from a series of ten workshop meetings held around... Read More

St. Clare hosts Deep Cove community for solstice

Up to one hundred people joined in the Winter Solstice Event on Friday December 21 in Deep Cove. Organized by the community of St. Clare-in-the-Cove, it is believed to be the first time such an event has been held... Read More

'Sacred Walk' planned in March for Vancouver

Former Anglican Primate Michael Peers apologized on behalf of the national Church for suffering inflicted on Aboriginal children in residential schools operated by the Anglican Church. The apology took place at a... Read More

Retirement Workshop

A workshop is being offered Feb. 13 and 14 at St. David's, Tsawwassen, to clergy and lay people, employed by the diocese or parishes, and who are aged 50 and over, and their spouses. Topics include the Canada... Read More

Bill Sauder 1926 - 2007

William Lawrence Sauder, philanthropist and businessman and well-know member of St. Mary's Kerrisdale, died in Vancouver on December 19 following a heart attack a few days earlier. He was 81. At Diocesan Council... Read More


A person who has served the diocese in several capacities, most recently as chair of the Human Resources Implementation Task Force, Ian Robertson, has been appointed the diocese's assistant treasurer. Ian is a... Read More

Opinion: Don't rush the Anglican Covenant

A summary of a statement regarding the Archbishop of Canterbury's plan to develop an Anglican Covenant, possibly as soon as the Lambeth Conference in England this summer. It was written by "The Widening Circle," a... Read More

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The Rev. Alisdair Smith, deacon at Christ Church Cathedral If Jesus talked about money, perhaps we should too. I'm told that Jesus says more about money than any other subject. I've not done a content analysis... Read More