Archive for February 2018

Looking for something in Lent — an invitation

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry of the Episcopal Church USA — The ECUSA Presiding Bishop serves a similar function as the Primate in The Anglican Church of Canada Have you ever wished to deepen your relationship with God? To experience a warm friendship with God? Maybe even fall in love with God – again – or…

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What’s involved in being the Bishop of Toronto

What’s really involved in being the Bishop of Toronto? Archbishop Colin Johnson offers advice to Synod members as they consider the upcoming electoral Synod on June 9. “Becoming the Bishop of Toronto is not a promotion. It’s a special calling among the three Orders of Ministry–Deacons, Priests, and Bishops.” Archbishop Colin Johnson  Notice of…

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An appeal for a good conscience

An appeal for a good conscience BY FRED HILTZ, ARCHBISHOP AND PRIMATE ON FEBRUARY 21, 2018 Last Sunday, we heard in a reading from the First Letter of Peter that baptism is “not a removal of dirt from the body but an appeal to God for a good conscience through Jesus Christ” (3:21-22). This view of baptism calls…

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Lent begins — All about Ash Wednesday

Here’s all you need to know about Ash Wednesday: The service draws on the ancient Biblical traditions of covering one’s head with ashes, wearing sackcloth, and fasting. The mark of ashes In Ash Wednesday services churchgoers are marked on the forehead with a cross of ashes as a sign of penitence and mortality. The use of…

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