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Synod elects Coadjutor Bishop – update

Synod elects Coadjutor Bishop on third ballot –By Stuart Mann– The Very Rev. Andrew Asbil, rector of St. James Cathedral and dean of Toronto, has been elected coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Toronto. He will become the 12th Bishop of Toronto when Archbishop Colin Johnson, who currently holds the position, retires at the end of…

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Electoral Synod for Coadjutor Bishop

Notice of Meeting — Electoral Synod 9 June 2018 Synod members in the Diocese of Toronto are called to assemble at St. James Cathedral, 65 Church Street, Toronto, at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018 to elect a Coadjutor Bishop. The Rt. Rev. John H. Chapman, Bishop of Ottawa, will preside at the Synod. A Coadjutor…

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Fabulous Plant and Bake Sale

Another fabulous Plant and Bake Sale On Saturday 26 May, the weather was perfect for the Annual Plant and Bake Sale at St Matthew – St Aidan. Although the event is always scheduled to begin at 9 am, early shoppers were there before 8 am. Our ‘Plant Managers’ still managed to keep the plants arranged…

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Michael Curry and Justin Welby – Sky News interview

Michael Curry – presiding Bishop for the US Episcopal Church – wows the congegation gathered for the wedding of Harry and Meghan The Right Reverend Michael Curry is the presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States. His position is similar to that of the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. The…

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Parish in local news

A great news item in The Peterborough Examiner The parish hall was comfortably filled with friends and neighbours for a tasty lunch and home-made desserts. With the very late spring and odd fluctuations in the weather, Vikki Whitney, of Griffin’s Greenhouses, shared very helpful tips on how to adjust for planters and gardens. Vikki shared a wealth of helpful…

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Parish responds for family after house fire

People of St Matthew – St Aidan respond for local family The people of St Matthew – St Aidan are contributing a gift of cash to help with the family’s immediate needs. Since the youngest member of the family is an infant, they are also providing a carton of disposable diapers. The family home and all…

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Spring luncheon with spring plant demo

Spring luncheon with special demo on spring plants The parish hall was comfortably filled with friends and neighbours for a tasty lunch and home-made desserts. With the very late spring and odd fluctuations in the weather, Vikki Whitney, of Griffin’s Greenhouses, shared very helpful tips on how to adjust for planters and gardens. Vikki shared a wealth…

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Hey, we have a brand-new website

Brand-new website totally re-designed We have a brand-new website design. It’s got a really fresh look and feel so we hope you like it and spend a few minutes browsing around. Works great on your smartphone and tablet! There is still some tweaking to do and to add in some additional features. Let us know any…

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Visit by Bishop Riscylla

Bishop Riscylla shares in Good Friday Liturgy The Right Reverend Riscylla Shaw is Area Bishop for Trent-Durham and Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of Toronto. She shared in the Good Friday Liturgy at St Luke’s, Peterborough and at St Matthew – St Aidan, Buckhorn On 30 March, Good Friday, Bishop Riscylla shared in the Solemn Liturgy…

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A model for self-determination from New Zealand

A model for self-determination   The Anglican Journal The two existing primates of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (ANZP) have announced that the province’s third primate will be Bishop Don Tamihere, currently bishop of Tairawhiti. The Church of ANZP is unique in the Anglican Communion in having three primates of the…

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