Archive for May 2016

Great deals to sniff out at Plant & Bake Sale

Baked goods and perennial plants went quickly at the Annual Plant and Bake Sale on Saturday, 28 May. By shortly after 9 am, much of the home-baking had disappeared and over half of the 753 perennials were headed to local gardens. It was great day to be out and to get home-made baked goods and…

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Anglicans, Catholics to publish first ARCIC III volume

Vatican Radio Anglican and Catholic theologians, meeting in Toronto, Canada this week, have agreed on the publication of their first Anglican-Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC III) document on the theme “Towards a Church fully reconciled”. The volume, which is likely to be published in the autumn, uses the ‘Receptive Ecumenism’ approach to look at the…

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Web-site upgrades…

There have been several upgrades to the web-site. These will be of particular interest to members of the Parish Liturgy Group but the new information will be informative for anyone. A few comments first: You can subscribe to receive email notifications of new posts to the website by typing your email address in the field…

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A homily on Mothers’ Day Easter VII

Homily for Easter VII C, Mothers’ Day, John 17: 20-26 NRSV Jesus said: “I ask not only on behalf of these, but also on behalf of those who will believe in me through their word, that they may all be one. As you, Father, are in me and I am in you, may they also be…

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Anglicans reach out to victims of Fort McMurray wildfire

— The Anglican Journal As accounts of chaos and destruction emerge from firestorm-stricken Fort McMurray, Alta., Anglicans across Canada are responding with help including financial aid, practical assistance and prayers. “We’ve had offers of prayers and support from across the country,” Bishop Fraser Lawton, of the diocese of Athabasca, said Wednesday, May 4. Parishes in…

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Children of the Broken Treaty: Canada’s Lost Promise and One Girl’s Dream

Children of the Broken Treaty: Canada’s Lost Promise and One Girl’s Dream By Charlie Angus University of Regina Press, 2015 342 pages ISBN:978-0889774018 Children of the Broken Treaty: Canada’s Lost Promise and One Girl’s Dream follows the arc of historic political decisions, and traces those decisions to today’s epic, life-and-death struggle for Indigenous children, particularly…

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