September 2021 Issue

Front row: Sharon Billard (Teacher), Sophie King, Sarah Sweet, Mackenzie Keeping, Kevin Hodder. Back row: Rev’d Nathan Cutler, Deacon Isabel Cutler, Deacon John Billard, Bishop John Organ, Shirley Osmond (Teacher)

Confirmations

Wishes Coming True

The 2021 confirmation class of St. James’, Gillams, (of the Parish of Meadows) made a presentation of $637 to the Make a Wish Foundation during the …

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Letter To The Editor

Dear Editor, In January 2021, an article appeared in  Anglican Life concerning the Rev. Henry Gordon—excerpts from his journal from missionary work in Labrador. I …

Glenda Buckle (left) and Margie Benoit Wheeler of the Corner Brook Aboriginal Women’s Association and Rev. Deacon Karen Loder of the North Shore Aboriginal Group drummed during the flag raising outside the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Corner Brook on June 9th.

Flag Raising At Cathedral in Corner Book

On June 9th at 9:35am, the Canadian flag, which had been lowered for 215 hours at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Corner …

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Relationships Are Work On Both Sides

For many of us who are readers and subscribers of Anglican Life, one of the most important relationships that we have in our lives is …

A Blended Church

When we entered a total lockdown last year, many were predicting the “end” of the Church. What would we do if we couldn’t gather together …

Blessings From St. Peter’s During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The parishioners of St. Peter’s Anglican Church (Upper Gullies) blessed each other with their kind and caring actions during a very difficult year. When the …

Congregation Wears Red To Celebrate Pentecost

On May 23rd, which was Pentecost Sunday, the congregation of St Augustine’s Church in Margaree Fox-Roost were asked to wear red. Some people stayed following …

“Back To Church” Has Been A Long Time Coming

For some years now, churches have participated in some kind of “Back to Church Sunday.” As we in Newfoundland and Labrador move toward fewer and …

Anglican Charitable Foundation for Children

On March 21st, 1855, Bishop Edward Feild established a home for widows and orphans. In time, there was established the Shannon Munn Memorial Orphanage for …

St Swithin’s 71st Anniversary, Seal Cove

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The First Time I Met Father Taylor

In the late 1980s, my wife was a patient at the Health Science Center in St John’s. A day or two after her surgery, the …

Heritage All But Lost

First, I wish to acknowledge that I write to you from a place of great privilege; I have had the benefit of walking through life …

September Days

September for me has always been the month where work begins and my daily routines start again. I was a teacher for over 40 years, …

A New Banner for St. George’s, Burnt Islands

On the Feast of Pentecost, 23rd May, 2021, a new banner was presented and set apart for sacred use to the Glory of God and …

A Light For Every Birth

For most parents-to-be, having light and electricity during their child’s birth is assumed, but for many in rural Mozambique giving birth in the dark is …

The Beginning of Creation

There are many questions about creation. For example, is there a God? What does the Bible say about creation versus evolution? Does faith in God and science …

A New And Better Normal

As restrictions lift, people get vaccinated, and concerns about the pandemic ease, life gradually starts to return to ‘normal’. It’s not too soon for some, …

Mother’s Day in Margaree-Fox Roost

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Daisy/Dignity Quilts in Norris Point

The Parish of Bonne Bay North Prayer Quilt Group was approached by Karen Hynes, Nurse and Patient Care Co-ordinator at the Bonne Bay Health Centre …

A Summer Reflection

It is late July as I write this, and I am sitting on the deck of my cabin in Spreadeagle. The sea is calm, the …

Newfoundland Donors Champion National Campaign for Kids

The Anglican Foundation of Canada (AFC) marked the close of the Say Yes! to Kids campaign on July 8th, with a “Celebration of Giving” via …

Mother’s Day at St. James’, Gillams

Pictured at the top of this article are confirmation candidates, Allison Vallis and Katie Brake, taking part in the readings for the Mother’s Day service …

Events From The Parish of All Saints’, Foxtrap

Although our Parish had to forgo a lot of fundraising activities due to the COVID restrictions, here are a few events that happened when COVID …

Summer Barbeques!

Because several Corner Brook churches cancelled their meal programs for the summer, the Humber Deanery responded to folks requesting additional meals by offering them a …

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