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Archive: March 2016

Tea with the Bishop

by Anya Laurence-Thiel It was the summer of 2009 and my husband, Andreas Thiel, was doing his placement at Sauble Beach, Ontario. The Bishop was to come to the later service and we were quite excited. My husband went to the church for the early service and I stayed in...

From Huron, with love…

By Rev. Robert Clifford A large contingent of clergy and laity from the Diocese of Huron made its way to the Cathedral Church of St. Matthew in the See of Brandon, Manitoba, for the Consecration of William Grant Cliff as the 7th Bishop of the Diocese of Brandon. He...

Canada Briefs

Black History Month service a celebration of diversity and unity Over 400 worshippers from 20 different denominations came together at St. Faith’s Anglican Church in Edmonton January 31 to kick off Black History Month with an ecumenical service. “Out of many, we are...

A pastoral statement of the Bishop of Huron, March 1, 2016

Last week, the national House of Bishops gathered to discuss a proposed motion to change the Canon on Marriage to allow marriage in the Anglican Church of Canada to be equally available to all, regardless of sexual orientation. Such a motion is to come before General...

Changes to the Marriage Canon not likely to pass

The Canadian House of Bishops at its special session in Niagara Falls, 23-26 February 2016, discussed matters relating to the upcoming gathering of the General Synod where proposed changes to the national Marriage Canon will be considered. The statement from the...