Tag Archives: Anglican Church of Canada

We Might Still Get the 2/3rds in the House of Bishops

The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada will meet in July 2016 in Richmond Hill, just north of Toronto. General Synod includes all active bishops in the church, the Primate and various officers of General Synod, and lay … Continue reading

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St. Peter and the Primates

Gospel for the Feast of the Confession of St. Peter the Apostle When Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” And they said, “Some say … Continue reading

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Christopher Page on “Successful Church”

Christopher Page is the rector of a “successful” church. This is his blog on what “success” looks like. https://inaspaciousplace.wordpress.com/2015/09/15/successful-church/

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Schism in the Church

It was a difficult time in the congregation. After a period of solid teaching and achievement a split came about – a schism in the community. The schism hearkened back to the holy writings, and a divergence of opinion in … Continue reading

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A Christmas Sermon by The Rev. Canon Bill Morrison

As I am on a medical leave of absence I did not preach at St. Matthias, Victoria this Christmas Eve or Christmas Day – but the Reverend Canon William (Bill) Morrison did, and here is what he had to say: … Continue reading

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The Christmas You Need: Choose from Five

Ah, the Christmas story. We’ve seen it in pageants, in children’s Christmas books, in movies telling the story, narrated in Christmas carols, and parodied by Monty Python and thousands of others. We think we know it. And yet, when we … Continue reading

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The Island Parson: Not George Herbert

George Herbert (1593 – 1633) was a poet and priest of the Church of England. By all accounts he was a brilliant man. He came to maturity in the reign of James I, studied at Trinity College, Cambridge, and continued … Continue reading

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