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Pentecost message from Bishop Andrew

Message from Bishop Andrew at Pentecost “Stay in Jerusalem,” Jesus told them on Easter. Stay until you have been clothed with power from on high. So, for fifty days they remained all...
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Homily: The Ascension — Is this the time?

Is this the time...? Read the assigned scripture for The Ascension Listen to this message When I was looking over the readings for Ascension a few weeks ago,...
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Thy Kingdom Come 2020 – #prayerandcare

Join the movement Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray from Ascension to Pentecost (21 May - 1 June) for more...
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Homily: Easter VI — Abide, dwell in, live in

Abide... dwell in, live in. Read today's gospel passage - John 15: 9-17 Please note: This gospel reading is actually the reading assigned in Year B. This was a mix-up...
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Parish supports PRHC

Parish supports PRHC amidst pandemic As the impact of the Coronavirus was first felt throughout Ontario in late March, the people of St Matthew-St Aidan contributed five hundred dollars to...
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Homily: Easter V – Let not your hearts be troubled

"Let not your hearts be troubled" Read today's gospel passage - John 14: 1-14 Listen to this message "Let not your hearts be troubled." Peaceful words as in...
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Homily: Fourth Sunday of Easter

Listening for the voice Read today's gospel passage - John 10: 1-10 Listen to this message There's a thing about figures of speech, it seems to me. They're...
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Can YouTube sermons feed the hungry?

Can YouTube sermons feed the hungry? Opinion comments in The Church Times by The Rev'd Alice Whalley, Vicar of St John's, Brownswood Park, in London diocese, UK. by The Rev'd...
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Alleluia! Christ is risen! Now what?

Alleluia! Christ is Risen! Christ is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! Now what? In a letter to the Diocese, Bishop Andrew looks into the Fifty Days of Easter and into the 'new...
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Easter Homily: A Day Like No Other

A day like no other Listen to this message At the beginning of Passover, the head of a Jewish household declares, "This is a night like no other!"...
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St Matthew – St Aidan pays it forward on Palm Sunday

People of Saint Matthew - St Aidan pay it forward on Palm Sunday Although the people of the parish did not gather on Palm Sunday, they did model their sense...
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Primate leads national prayers

Archbishop Linda Nicholls leads evening prayers for Anglicans coast to coast across Canada on the Fifth Sunday in Lent Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, called...
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Call to prayer and fasting

Call to prayer and fasting Bishops call people of the diocese to prayer and fasting on Thursday, 26 March The College of Bishops invited all people in the Diocese of...
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How about transformed by 2021?

'Gone by 2040?' How about 'Transformed by 2021?' Father David Harrison writes perceptive article in March issue of The Anglican Journal It's time to come clean and admit it. I...
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Worship Services suspended throughout diocese

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...
Coronavirus (COVID-19) — important update info

Coronavirus (COVID-19) — important update info

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...