Cessation of all Worship Services throughout the Diocese At 9:30 pm Friday, 13 March, a second letter was received from Bishop Andrew, Bishop of Toronto, about the decision to cease gatherings for all worship services in the Diocese of Toronto Message from our Parish Priest Late this evening, the Churchwardens and I have received a…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) important update info for parish Bishop Andrew, Bishop of Toronto, has provided update information in a letter to Churchwardens and parish clergy Message from our Parish Priest Bishop Andrew sent an update letter to parish clergy and churchwardens on 13 March. There is a link to the full letter and to other resources…

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Pastoral Letter to the Clergy and People in the Diocese of Toronto (To be read at every service on March 8, 2020 and posted or published in each parish for the duration of the protocol.) To our Clergy and People in the Diocese of Toronto (To be read at every service on March 8, 2020…

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Bishop Andrew’s Letter to Vestries with Video “The imagery of the vine, the grower, and pruning for growth form the roots of the Priorities and Plans of the Diocese for the next two years…” — Bishop Andrew To our Clergy, Churchwardens and Parishioners Beloved in Christ, peace and grace be with you. “I am the…

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Anglican Church of Canada gone by 2040 — Rubbish The Most Reverend Melissa Skelton takes on the Anglican Journal- from blog on Diocese of New Westminster Take that, Anglican Journal ! Seriously though, I for one am grateful to see the Anglican Journal in its January 2020 issue turn its full attention to the health and sustainability of…

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Perspectives on recent research about Anglican Church Recent statistics, future projections, comments and perspectives from around the church The January issue of the Anglican Journal is a 28-page report and reflection on the Anglican Church of Canada’s present and future, after the release of new church statistics. The issue is now available online. Inside this issue, you’ll find…

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Being a Christian in a secular age The Rev. Dr. Mike Michielin, incumbent of St. John’s Anglican Church, Kingston, reflects on his experience as a Christian in contemporary secular society  Extract from Covenant, The Living Church by The Rev. Dr. Mike Michielin When I join some friends for a beer after playing hockey once a…

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An amazing story of caring at Emily’s House Rauni Salminen talks with TVO about the ministry and caring of Emily’s House, a hospice in Toronto for children from across Ontario Emily’s House is a special place for kids and youth. A place of compassion, care, comfort, laughter, learning and play. Featuring a home-like, comforting environment, Emily’s House is…

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Christmas Message from Her Majesty the Queen Queen Elizabeth shares a timely message at Christmas Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas! This year marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day and in The Queen’s Christmas Broadcast Her Majesty reflects on the commemorations. “For the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of that decisive battle, in a true spirit of reconciliation,…

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Blessings to you at Christmas The Right Reverend Andrew Asbil, Bishop of Toronto, shares a Christmas message with the people of the Diocese The day you were born was a beautiful day. It may have been a very long time ago, or maybe not so much. And on that day, or a few days later,…

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