June 2021 Issue

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Making The Effort to Engage and Listen to Each Other

Fogo Quilts

Quilts Donated to Longterm Care Home in Fogo

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the ACW of the Church of the Holy Spirit, Fogo Island East parish, has been limited in their ways to reach …

Seated front left are The Rev’d Dr. Amy E. Richter, and standing is her husband The Rev’d Dr. Joseph S. Pagano. Seated on the front at the right is Emmie Penney. Standing in the back are Colleen Harris, Joseph Hillier, and Carol Parsons.

Anglicans Helping Families in the Gambia

Despite the copious amount of distance from St David’s Anglican church in Pasadena, NL, to the Gambia, the smallest country in West Africa, there is …

55 Years of Dedicated Service

On Easter Sunday, 2021, Gloria Penney, the organist at St. Aidan’s Church in Port Blandford, was recognized for 55 years of dedicated service! Her service …

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When Can We Hug Again?

I do not like pandemic church. There. I said it. I do not like online church. I do not like wearing masks and not being …

Honour Guard for Quilter in Bonne Bay North

April 5, 2021: 22 ladies of the Parish of Bonne Bay North Prayer Quilt Group formed an honour guard at the funeral procession of one …

Hope of Summer 2021

I have recently received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and am scheduled for the second dose in August. This day of vaccination has …

Confirmation Class Supports PWRDF

The confirmation class students of St. James’ Church in Port aux Basques just completed their stewardship project, raising $331.00. They decided to use this money to …

You Can Write For Anglican Life

Every month, I include a little message to you all, asking you to contribute to Anglican Life, and share with us the stories from your …

Wake-a-thon Held in Port Aux Basques

  The ACW ladies of St. James Church in Port aux Basques held a wake-a-thon on April 9th at the Memorial Centre. There were 18 …

Newfoundland Nones

Once upon a time, we assumed that every Anglican had a parish that they belonged to. When the clergy visited hospitals, they could ask to …

PWRDF Achieves Multiple Goals in One Project

As the expression goes, “in a nutshell” the goal of PWRDF is to address poverty, gender injustice, and environmental exploitation through programs targeting food security, …

Processional Cross Made For St. Nicholas’ Church in Amherst Cove

St Nicholas’ Anglican Church was constructed at Amherst Cove in the 1890s, and has witnessed a story of perseverance for more than a century. No …

Summer Days!

When I was a little boy, June was an exciting time of year for me. School was closing for the year which meant more play …

Confirmation­—The Parish of St. Michael and All Angels

On Sunday the 25th of April, Bishop Samuel Rose of the Diocese of Eastern Newfondland and Labrador visited the parish of St. Michael and All …

Listen For The Voice of The Spirit in Your Midst

The update from the Anglican Church of Canada for April 27th had this headline: “National Surprised by the Spirit initiative launches.” Curious, I watched the …

Confirmation at St. Augustine’s

On Sunday, April 18th, 2021, Bishop Rose, accompanied by his wife Jill, visited St. Augustine’s in St. John’s. In the order of service, Father Anthony, …

Choices: Abundance not Scarcity

This column is about choices and giving—not out of scarcity, but of abundance and it is all related to stewardship and planned giving. The Bible …

Launch of Choral Scholars Programme at The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Corner Brook

On Sunday, April 11th, The Cathedral of St John the Evangelist in Corner Brook, NL, officially launched its Choral Scholars Programme. Occurring just two days …

Prayer Quilts Blessed in Norris Point

Sunday, April 11th, during a service of morning prayer at The Church of the Good Shepherd, in Norris Point, the Rev’d Wilhelmena Green blessed 25 …

Describing The Christian Life­—St. John The Evangelist, Topsail

One recent Sunday morning, as Father Greg welcomed the flock to the 10:30 service, and before the sermon commenced, he addressed the congregation, and asked …

Ask Questions and Question Answers

Lately I’ve been reading books on scientific theory and practices. I have always had an interest in science, though never enough to really put much …

ACW Celebrates A 91st Birthday, COVID Style

St. Paul’s ACW (Summerside) visited Mildred Bennett to wish her happy 91st birthday and to deliver supper, flowers, and a birthday cake for the family …

St. James’ Gillams Installs New Vestry

The new vestry installed during  morning  service at St. James’, Gillams, on Sunday the 25th of April 25th. Also, a beautiful banner was presented to St. James’ in recognition …

New Lay Minister in Gambo

Yvonne Cheater was inducted as a licensed lay minister and eucharistic assistant in the Parish of Gambo at a service of the Holy Eucharist, at …

Matching Gift and Diocesan Teams Boost AFC’s Say Yes! to Kids Campaign

“We really didn’t know what to expect when we launched the Say Yes! to Kids campaign,” says the Rev’d Canon Dr. Judy Rois, Executive Director, …

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