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Wednesday
May302018

Wheat and Tares 

Wheat Field with Cypresses, 1889, by Van Gogh (www.VincentVanGogh.org)

Matthew 13:24-29, 36-43

By Francis Delaplain

AS A BOY I can remember helping my Uncle Jim on his farm in the Yukon Territory in northern Canada. There were hay fields over several hundred acres. I have memories of driving through the hay fields with torches to burn up the fox tail weeds

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Wednesday
May302018

Resource offers spiritual formation for youth

By Sue Careless

A NEW ONLINE Anglican curriculum for teens has proven so successful it is now launching lessons for its third year this September.

The material is a free downloadable resource, making it accessible to even the poorest parish

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Wednesday
May302018

Weeping with Those Who Weep 

(Photo: Sue Careless)

AFTER the horrific tragedies this past April in Humboldt, Saskatchewan and on Yonge Street in North York, there is again a deep ache for words that will express something of our communal anguish and fears but also bring some measure of comfort and consolation. The Book of Common Prayer, founded as it is so firmly on Scripture, has

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Wednesday
May302018

Eyes Wide Open 

(Photo: Sue Careless)

THERE ARE THREE concerns that conservative members of the Anglican Church of Canada should face soberly as they look ahead to General Synod 2019 and the Second Reading of the motion which amends the Marriage Canon to include ‘all persons who are duly qualified by civil law

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Tuesday
Mar202018

Two Words

Carl Heinrich Bloch’s painting Denial of Peter from the Chapel at Frederiksborg Palace in Copenhagen.

By Tim Perry

TWO WORDS sum up the Christian Gospel. Two words boil it down to its barest essentials and its deepest truth. Two words are the bedrock

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