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Special Synod Oct 26, 2019

Following Bishop Michael Oulton’s letter to our diocese of July 23, 2019, clergy and lay members of our Synod circulated a petition asking Bishop Oulton to convene a Special Synod [prior to our regular 2020 Synod] to address the matter of solemnization of same sex marriages in the Diocese of [...]

Dialogue deadline for 2019 Winter issue: Oct. 15

The deadline for submissions for the Winter (December) issue of Dialogue is October 15, 2019. Wordcount on articles: 600 words max. Please email all submissions to: mhauser@ontario.anglican.ca.

Parasource: Your source for 2020 McCauslands Order of Divine Service and the Anglican Church Calendar

Order your 2020 McCauslands Order of Divine Service. Includes all the basic information for planning services and selecting readings and collects for every day of the church year. Looking for Anglican Church Calendars for 2020? Order now through parasource.com.

Your Synod Council at work

A meeting of the Synod Council of the Diocese of Ontario was held on Tuesday, September 24 at Christ Church Cataraqui. For Synod Council highlights click the following link: September Synod Council meeting highlights. Download minutes from previous Synod Council meetings.

Four Days of Prayer, Sept. 27-30 – Children Who Did Not Return Home

Dear Relatives, friends, and people of compassion, On September 30 at 10 am Eastern Time in the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa, the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation will hold a ceremony to honour all the children who did not return home from the Residential Schools. I am [...]

Ring the bells on Oct. 4 for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Sisters in Spirit is an annual national vigil that occurs on October 4 — a day where we honour and celebrate the lives of the missing and murdered women, girls and two spirit LGBTQQIA people, as well as mourn, grieve, call for action and make their presence seen, heard and [...]

Bishop Oulton announces Special Synod

Following Bishop Michael Oulton’s letter to our diocese of July 23, 2019, clergy and lay members of our Synod circulated a petition asking Bishop Oulton to convene a Special Synod [prior to our regular 2020 Synod] to address the matter of solemnization of same sex marriages in the Diocese of [...]

The 50 most dangerous countries in the world to be a Christian:

North Korea, Afghanistan and Somalia are the most dangerous countries in the world to be a Christian, according to a new report. The list was put together by Christian organisation Open Doors which ranked world countries by violence against the religion’s followers and pressure put on their daily lives. Researchers [...]

2018 Anglican Journal Appeal raises $474,489

Last year’s Anglican Journal Appeal, the Journal’s annual donation campaign, raised $474,489 and boasted its highest-ever average donation, $56. The total of the 2018 appeal was a 1.4% drop from the previous year, which raised $479,958. The average donation in 2017 was $55. The 2018 appeal shows the continuation of [...]

Green grants from the Anglican Foundation of Canada

Our planet is in peril because of climate change.The Anglican Foundation of Canada challenges your parish to respond by upholding our Baptismal Covenant: “to safeguard the integrity of God’s creation, and respect, sustain and renew the life of the earth.” 20 grants of up to $2,500 each will be awarded [...]