DIOCESAN POST

November 2021

The altar at Christ Church Cathedral

Churches mark National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

St. Mary and St. Paul Anglican Church, located on Lytton First Nation land, was totally destroyed in the fire.

Statement on the Lytton fire

On June 30, 2021, a devastating fire rushed through Lytton, Lytton First Nation and the surrounding area. From the moment news came of this traumatic …

Order of the Diocese of BC

Order of the Diocese of British Columbia investiture

On October 23, Bishop Anna Greenwood-Lee invested 26 new members and 7 officers into the Order of the Diocese of British Columbia at Christ Church …

Nahr el-Kalb

The pity of war

In  1697 Henry Maundrell, academic of Exeter College in Oxford and Church of England priest, was acting as chaplain to the new Levant Company based …

Photo by Arindam Banerjee/Shutterstock.

PWRDF Refugee Network moves heaven and earth

Refugee (noun): a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution or natural disaster (Oxford English Dictionary); someone …

What is postcolonialism?

At a recent meeting of the Canadian House of Bishops, we were discussing the possibility of asking General Synod 2022 to pass an aspirational statement …

The John Albert Hall Lectures return with in-person events this fall

I am thrilled to have joined the John Albert Hall organizing committee as co-chair and to participate in curating conversations on topics of mutual concern …

Postcolonialism, language and resistance

I speak, write and think in English far better than I do in my mother tongue, Malayalam. I cannot formulate abstract ideas — or write …

Displaced

Clare Attwell is a textile and multimedia artist. Clare created Displaced, a hand-painted, hand-dyed print following the “heat dome” in June 2021. The piece is …

A strong call to service

What made you decide to pursue the role of deacon? I cannot really say that I decided. I had a strong call to service in …

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