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A New Year’s Lesson

The gospel for the first Sunday after Epiphany tells the story of Jesus going into the temple at the age of twelve. Like any other …

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Spirituality—How Anglicans Can Connect With God in Different Ways

Spirituality is, hence its description, a deeply personal and individual experience. People feel closeness with God through a variety of different activities and everybody’s relationship …

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They Want To See Jesus

In many Anglican churches, the priest will hold up the bread for the Eucharist, either during or after the Eucharistic prayer. We do this to …

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“If Only”

“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” – Mother Theresa Happy New Year, everyone! 2022. Who knows …

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Christ, Be Our Light

“Longing for light, we wait in darkness…” begins the hymn “Christ, Be Our Light” by Bernadette Farrell. A few years ago, I was in Iqaluit …

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Welcome Everyone Into The Story

I will admit I am not a mother who takes great joy in the magic and make believe side of holidays. I find it tiring …

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50 Ways To Leave Your Legacy

My colleague from Vancouver, Glen Mitchell, tried this approach a number of years ago and I thought it would be fun to have a go …

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Christmas Light

This is the last column written by Ronald Clarke for Anglican Life; it appeared in the December 2021 print issue of the paper. Ronald Clarke …

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What Would Jesus Do? Not What You Think

When Newfoundland’s vaccine passport was announced, some Anglicans complained about how it would affect faith-based gatherings. They asked, ‘What would Jesus do?’ and ‘Is the …

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What Are You Waiting For?

Besides this, you know what time it is, how it is now the moment for you to wake from sleep. For salvation is nearer to …

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