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Archive: April 2016

How to balance financial and ecological needs

By Rev. Chris Brouillard-Coyle Back in 1972, Alanis Obomsawin was quoted as saying: “Canada, the most affluent of countries, operates on a depletion economy which leaves destruction in its wake. Your people are driven by a terrible sense of deficiency. When the last...

If we build it, will they come?

We Anglicans are too easily captured by a single doctrine, stated eloquently in the movie Field of Dreams, “If you build it, they will come.” This mystical belief has launched parish expansion and renovation projects costing millions of dollars. Too often, it places...

Are you entitled?

By Rev. Jim Innes  “Contrary to belief, nobody owes you anything.” Too many, too often, fall into the subtle trap of believing that life inherently owes them because of who they are or what they have done. This sharp trap holds them screaming for fairness. Many of you...

We shall go “a mucking”!

By Laurel Pattenden There is nothing I like better than listening to books on my iPod. In my younger years I was not much of a reader but truly enjoyed it when my grade 10 English teacher read “Wuthering Heights” to us. Today I am listening to the Pulitzer Prize...

Bishop Bennett to retire November 1, 2016

The Right Reverend Robert F. Bennett, the diocesan bishop of Huron will retire on November 1, 2016. “It was a pleasure to serve the people of this diocese all these years”, said Bishop Bennett in a statement issued on April 22, announcing his retirement. Bishop...