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Flowers in a cemetary

Nature and the church

How the natural world shapes our worship spaces Here in the Diocese of Islands and Inlets, we’re lucky to be surrounded by beautiful natural spaces …

St. Edmund Hall

Cold-weather shelter returns to Parksville amid COVID-19 restrictions

An update on St. Anne and St. Edmund cold-weather shelter In the February 2020 issue of the Diocesan Post, then-editor Susan Down reported on the …

Messages in glass

St. Mary, Oak Bay, parishioner publishes new book Over the last year, Elizabeth Laugharne, a parishioner at St. Mary the Virgin, Oak Bay, has used …

Four Books

New anti-racism resources added to the diocese website

In the summer of 2020, with the killings of multiple Black and Indigenous people in the United States and Canada at the hands of police …

Transformation in the church

Zoom brings intimacy and accessibility Perhaps I was one of the lucky ones. Having beloved family and friends living all over North America, I already …

Hallelujah, Anyhow

Just over one year ago, on March 13, 2020, Bishop Barbara Harris died in hospice, and the Anglican Communion lost one of our great leaders …

Finding home

New report on housing in the U.K. relevant to B.C. On February 20, 2021, the Church of England released a landmark new report, Coming Home, …

Reflections on nature at Holy Trinity, North Saanich

“Morning has broken,” and the bells of Holy Trinity welcome all into the church’s quiet, spiritual presence. Flowers and greenery, lovingly arranged by the altar …

Calvary

Herb O’Driscoll’s newest book of memoirs, I Will Arise and Go Now: Reflections on the Meaning of Places and People, was released Feb. 17 by …

The work that Jesus prepared us for

I grew up in Halifax, N.S., in the 1940s, the sixth of seven children. We lived in the city until I was 15 years old, …

Lifelong learning

Educational Trusts Board administers education grants for clergy and laity Over the past two months in the Post, we’ve been telling you about one of …

Streamlining to stay strong

This regular column reports on the activities and decisions of Diocesan Council, the “synod between synods” of our diocese. Download monthly meeting minutes at www.bc.anglican.ca/diocesan-committees/diocesan-council. …

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