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Sunday
Nov192017

Gift from Moncton: Mothers’ Union at work in Guinea

Caroline Van Buskirk, left, and Balley Bourne look at some of the French and English books collected by St George’s Moncton that Mme Bourne will take back to Guinea for both children and clergy in her diocese. (Photo: Sue Careless)


By Sue Careless

THIS PAST SUMMER WHILE BALLEY BOURE from the Republic of Guinea in West Africa was visiting her daughter in Moncton, New Brunswick she received a special collection of almost forty books to take home to her Diocese of Conakry.

St. George’s Moncton had collected

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Sunday
Nov192017

Abortion: Silencing dissent with permanent bubble zones 

Pro-life activist Linda Gibbons silently protesting outside a Toronto abortion clinic in 1999 when the temporary injunction was in place. She was arrested and jailed each time she walked within the so-called ‘bubble zone.’ (Photo: Sue Careless)

(Staff)  On Oct. 25th Ontario’s lawmakers passed legislation criminalizing pro-life speech and expression outside abortion clinics by a vote of 86-1.
Bill 163 automatically outlaws all pro-life activity – including sidewalk counselling and

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Sunday
Nov192017

ANiC at Ten

The Rev. Charlie Masters

(Photo: Sue Careless)

(Staff)  THE ANGLICAN NETWORK in Canada celebrated its 10th Anniversary in October at a synod focused on prayer, thanksgiving and a renewed focus on mission and evangelism.

Held Oct. 25-27 at St. George’s, Burlington, the synod had as its theme “Remember Jesus,” taken from II Timothy

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Saturday
Nov112017

Former Bishop-Elect of Caledonia, the Rev. Jacob Worley, has been fired

(Staff) THE REV. JACOB WORLEY was told by Archbishop John Privett in a phone call and a letter received Friday, Nov. 10 that Worley’s employment as a priest in the Diocese of Caledonia is being terminated. Worley says that when he asked what the reason was, Privett (who is Metropolitan of the Province of BC & Yukon) declined to give him one.  In accordance with Immigration rules, Worley has to leave Canada for the United States within ten days of his last day of employment, which is on Sunday, Nov. 19.  "I'm going to trust the Lord – who else am I going to trust?  I could say like Job, 'Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him.' I'm going to rejoice,” said Worley when reached by phone.

In May of 2017, Worley made headlines

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Monday
Sep252017

British Columbia: Suffering and Serving in the Midst of Wildfires

‘The entire interior of B.C. is on fire – one third of the province,’ said Ken Gray, dean of St Paul’s Cathedral in Kamloops in July. (Photo: Territory of the People Anglican Church)

By Sue Careless

THIS YEAR has been British Columbia’s worst fire season in history. The provincial state of emergency that was first declared on July 8th has now been extended until Sept. 15th and could be extended yet again.  

“The entire interior of B.C. is on fire

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