March 2022 Issue

The confirmands on ther first sucessful day of their food drive at Pearson Academy School

Confirmands at The Living Spirit Support Local Food Bank

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One Day At A Time

In our cycle of life, we welcome individually all the four seasons of the year in their turn—spring, summer, fall, and winter. Each distinct portion …

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Faith and Hope in the Midst of a Pandemic

It seems today, many of the thoughts that we have been able to push back in our minds have become the loudest voices in the …

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Bequests Out of The Blue

Many parishes have no idea who has a bequest in their will for the church. In my experience, this is indeed the case and we …

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My Father’s Legacy

My father, Ronald Clarke, entered into his eternal rest on January 1, 2022. After Thanksgiving, dad’s health took a turn and he didn’t leave the …

How Youth Are Changing The Face of The Cathedral in St. John’s

For years, programs like Canada summer jobs or provincial grants have enabled employers to easily get in touch with youth for seasonal positions in different …

No More Volunteers

It’s time for the church to stop relying on volunteers. That sounds like a harsh thing to say. More than ever before, the work of …

News From Margaree – Fox Roost

On December 19th, 2021, St. Augustine’s Church in Margaree – Fox Roost held a program of the “Story of Christmas.” It was a lovely service. …

Home Again Furniture Bank Benefits From AFC’s Movement For Youth

Beginning in January 2022, the work of making childhood dreams easier will get a boost from the Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) thanks to a …

Reasonable and Probable Grounds to Believe

During the 40 days of Lent our principal would start the school day standing between the doorways of our two classrooms and read a gospel …

“She Thinks All People Are Equal!” PWRDF and Gender Equality

While conducting storytelling research in rural Zimbabwe in the early 1990s, I was approached by a woman who said, “Look at me!  I’ve worked all …

Ministry During The Pandemic in Long Term Care–Pleasant View Towers

As the COVID-19 Pandemic began in March of 2020, hospital chaplaincy dramatically changed. Until March 2020, I had served as chaplain for St. Clare’s and …

The Rev’d Christine Hoffe Ordained Priest

The Diocese of Central Newfoundland is pleased to share that on December 8th, 2021, the Rt. Rev’d John Watton ordained Christine Hoffe to the priesthood …

A Day For Us All To Be A Bit Irish

The saying goes: “We are all a little bit Irish on St. Patrick’s Day.” It’s a convenient way to excuse the desire for a good …

Lenten Fasts

If it’s Lent, which it is as of March 2nd, for me that means giving up sugar and often other indulgences. I know it’s not …

God As “Us”

God himself stands behind his creation. He stands behind everything.  In the Hebrew of Genesis 1, the name for God is Elohim. This is a …

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