February 2021 Issue

Bishops of Newfoundland, current and retired, who were in attendance: Archbishop Coffin, Bishop Young, Bishop Organ, Bishop Watton, Bishop Rose, Bishop Mate, Bishop Pitman

Bishop Samuel Rose, Anglican East NL, Consecrated At Livestreamed Service

Original artwork by Bishop John Watton

God Is Walking With Us

I often return to Luke’s story about two disciples traveling to Emmaus after Jesus had died. They met a man along the road and began …

From Margaree-Fox Roost

Memorial hymn sing On December 13th, St. Augustine’s Church in Margaree-Fox Roost held their annual “Memorial Carol Sing” service with Deacon John Billard officiating. Sophie …

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At What Cost?

When we’re in crisis mode, it can be easy to let our priorities go off course. Some time ago, we started to talk about the …

A Moment In Time

One of my favourite documents at the Archdeacon Buckle Memorial Archive is the scrapbook of Bishop Llewellyn Jones (1878-1917). It consists of two large volumes …

Act of Generosity To Queen’s College

Ada Simms of Clarke’s Beach passed away in October, leaving a legacy of support for Queen’s College. Ms Simms, who grew up on Lesley Street …

Take On The Things That Suit You

A couple of years ago, I made a conscious decision to stop saying yes when I meant no. I was having a difficult time with …

Something Is Missing

There is loneliness in my spirit—a pandemic induced and bodily loneliness. On March 22nd, 2020, our church communities were shut down because of the COVID-19 …

New Lay Minister and Eucharistic Assistant

Recently, the Rt. Rev’d John Watton, Bishop of the Central Diocese, announced that Glenn Freake of Port Union had been granted Licenses in Lay Ministry …

People Writing About Kindness

One of the first things to pop up in my social media this year was the video that Harry Styles released on January 1st for …

Christmas Eve At Holy Innocents’, Paradise

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International Development Week

International Development Week (IDW) is an annual initiative held during the first week of February (beginning in 1991) to engage Canadians on global issues. This …

Candlemas­—One Of The Church’s Oldest Feasts

If you do a Google search for what is special about February 2nd, you’ll get Groundhog Day or World Wetlands Day, or many other commemorations …

Thank You to The Parish of Meadows

I recently completed the Supervised Parish Internship Program through Queen’s College from September to December 2020. The three congregations of the parish of Meadows were …

Whaat’s God Really Like?

Little children can be so sweetly inquisitive! Often they can surprise you with difficult, even profound questions. Five year old Billy had just finished the …

Watching a Consecration

The picture above is from the Anglican Parish of St. Philip’s, gathered to participate in the livestream of the consecration and installation of our new …

What the Spirit is Saying to The Church

Anglican Life thanks the Rev’d Fred Marshall, Officer of the Anglican Joint Committee, who has been a guest columnist for the last six months with …

Patchwork Shirt Legacy in Summerside

On Christmas Eve, Vera Payne and Bonnie Wheeler presented St. Paul’s Church in Summerside with a patchwork shirt. Each patch contained an amount of money, …

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