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CoGS releases statement on #ACCtoo letter

This article addresses sexual misconduct and abuse within the church.  On Ash Wednesday, March 2, a letter appeared online from a group called #ACCtoo. The …

More changes as Faith Tides unveils new download format

The beginning of 2022 saw the launch of Faith Tides and a new website for the diocesan publication, and last month saw yet more changes …

A labyrinth for the community

While you might associate images of twisting labyrinthine patterns with pagan and Celtic spirituality, labyrinths have had a presence in Christian spirituality since at least …

St Andrew, Sidney parishioners on retreat, sharing food and friendship on the streets

Pandemic-delayed retreat finally goes ahead By Marks McAvity As you will see from the picture above, four red cars full of the Holy Spirit drove …

The Friday we dare to call Good

Those who wrote the four gospels did so because they were convinced that the three fleeting years of the public ministry of Jesus of Nazareth, …

The work of attention: a Lenten discipline

“Not only does the love of God have attention for its substance; the love of our neighbour, which we know to be the same love, …

St. Brigid spans pagan and Christian traditions

Book review: Brigid’s Mantle: A Celtic Dialogue Between Pagan and Christian by Lilly Weichberger & Kenneth McIntosh. Vestal, NY, Anamchara Books, 2015  Saint Brigid of …

Port McNeill food distribution program grows

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, St John Gualbert, Port McNeill (also known as the A-Frame Church) had already started discussions with a local supermarket about …

Learning to love a hybrid Lent

As we continue to journey through the COVID-19 pandemic, we at St John the Divine, Victoria — along with so many of our church communities …

‘We want to invite the wider community in’

A new kitchen at St Mary Magdalene, Mayne Island is set to serve the local community  The kitchen at St Mary Magdalene, Mayne Island, was …

Aging food shelf receives new lease of life

Holly’s Hamper has stood on Comox Avenue for years, inviting the local community to “take what you need and leave what you can.” No one …

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