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Tuesday
Mar202018

Gail Fox

(Photos: Sue Careless)

Sister Gail Fox is an Anglican Benedictine Sister who, as a chaplain at Belmont House, a Christian long-term care and retirement residence in Toronto, helps with the emotional and spiritual care of its residents. Sue Careless asked her about the role of music in palliative care and then listened as she played the harp

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Saturday
Feb102018

Julie Moser

(Photo: Christine Kotsaris)

Julie Moser is Youth Missioner for the Diocese of Qu’Appelle (in southern Saskatchewan). Originally from the Diocese of Sydney, Australia, Julie is a long-time youth minister and consultant who has, with her husband, Ken, run training seminars

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Sunday
Dec102017

Bishop William Anderson

(Photo: Sue Careless)

On Nov. 16, in the midst of the controversy over the firing of the Rev. Jake Worley, the Rt. Rev. William Anderson, retired bishop of the Diocese of Caledonia, relinquished his ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada. He was welcomed into the Anglican Network in Canada (ANiC) on Nov. 23.

Anderson, who served as bishop of Caledonia from 2001 until his retirement at the end of 2016, was deeply disturbed both

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Friday
Nov102017

Interview with The Rev. Jake Worley

(Supplied Photo)

The following conversation took place between Sharon Dewey Hetke and The Rev. Jake Worley in May, 2017, following Worley’s election as bishop of the Diocese of Caledonia on April 22, 2017, and the Provincial House of Bishops’ majority decision not to approve his election.  This interview was not published at that time, but is being published now upon the news of the termination of Worley’s employment as a priest in the Diocese of Caledonia.

 

TAP: First of all I want to tell you that our prayers, and I'm sure I speak for many people, are with you and your family, and with the diocese.  This must be a difficult time.

JW: We are trusting in the Lord, and we feel his grace, so Kelly and I and the kids are doing well because we know that no matter what, he’s sovereign and we trust that.

The diocese on the other hand is in an uproar

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Wednesday
Sep202017

Kristen Dobyns: Exiled by wildfire


 

Photos: Nick Van Helsdingen

Two priests from the United States were among the clergy who fled BC’s massive wildfires, along with their parishioners and many thousands of others. The Rev. Kristen Dobyns and her husband, the Rev. Keith Dobyns, have served in the region for the past five years. They came from the Diocese of Indianapolis. Before entering the ministry they had worked in rural family medicine in Washington and Alaska. Kristen spoke with Sue Careless, first in July and then again in September. 

On July 18th:

TAP: Do you live in 100 Mile House or Williams Lake?

KD: Keith and I live in 100 Mile House. We share a position serving

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