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Melanie ClarkeColumns

Welcome Back to Church!

Recently, a cousin of mine, brought my mother an old article he had saved from 1988. The article was from The Churchman, what is today …

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The Rev’d Michael LiColumns

Fill the Earth and Subdue It

God is God; humans are not gods. God created the inhabitants of the sea and the birds, as well as humans. Since humans are created …

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Kevin SmithColumns

Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

When a person dies, it is a sad occasion. Family members have to come to grips with carrying on living without their loved one and …

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The Rev'd Jonathan RoweColumns

When You’re Not Okay

In February, I had a mental health crisis: what we used to call a ‘mental breakdown’. As far as crises go, mine was pretty minor, …

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Ford MatchimColumns

Reasonable and Probable Grounds to Believe

No God in essence renders our human status to that of any other living creature—say that of an earthworm. If no God, why indeed, in …

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The Rt. Rev'd John WattonCentral Newfoundland

Surrounded With Light From the Past

Our superb Anglican Life Editor, Emily, makes sure that we bishops have a schedule for our columns. Faithfully, nearer the time the piece is due, …

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The Rev’d James SpencerColumns

Essential Stillness

Sometimes we all need to experience stillness. It’s not an easy thing to do in today’s world. It seems that even when we’re alone we’re …

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Allison BillardColumns

Together, We Can Change The World–Slow and Steady Though It May Be

Am I the only one who gets overwhelmed at the sheer magnitude of bad things in the world? War, famine, climate change, poverty, homelessness, unemployment, …

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The Rev'd Canon Jeffrey PettenColumns

Light In The Dark

One of the things that I love about our Anglican tradition is the Eucharist in reserved sacrament. The clear white light in the vicinity of …

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Ford MatchimColumns

Reasonable and Probable Grounds to Believe

On a summer’s day in New Brunswick, whilst a rookie member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, I had the strange experience of having a …

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