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Cathedral Makes Progress on Zinc Roof

Nearly twelve months since the vast tarpaulin drapery descended over Christ Church Cathedral, grateful parishioners have finally got a possible date for the lifting of the big veil. Builders now estimate that the... Read More

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April 2016 Topic

Please click to download a high resolution pdf of the April 2016 issue of Topic (the file is large so it may take a minute or two to download) or download a web version linked below. If you would like to change your... Read More

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A Rustic Greenhouse for Cuban Parish

“Imagine being able to grow fresh food and vegetables year round rather than just for 4 months !”…so say the parishioners of St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church in Itabo, Cuba “You can be part of our exciting... Read More

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Chrism Mass 2016

The Renewal of Ordination Vows and the Blessings of Oils celebrated at 12:10pm on the Tuesday of Holy Week is one of the many innovations in worship, learning and community-building that Bishop Melissa Skelton has... Read More

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Book Release Promises a Busy Spring and Summer for Diocesan Leader

Interview with Simon Choa Johnston Simon Choa Johnston, currently a parishioner at Holy Trinity, White Rock is about to be very, very busy. Prior to Simon and his wife Sheila moving to South Surrey they had been... Read More

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Holy Week Meditation

Let your imagination take you from  this place, this time…...you are standing on a dusty road in Bethphage, next to Bethany,  just over the brow of the Mount of Olives…………you have no idea how you got here but you... Read More

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UPDATE Palm Sunday Around the Diocese

The last winter day of 2016, was chilly, windy, and rainy, pretty much what we expect for weather here in the Diocese of New Westminster.  However, that didn’t dampen anyone’s enthusiasm, as enthusiastic... Read More

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Indigenous Justice Coordinator Visits Diocesan Council

For the first time during his tenure as Indigenous Justice Ministries Coordinator for the Diocese of New Westminster, Brander Raven McDonald visited and made a presentation to Diocesan Council, March 16, 2016.... Read More

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A Memorable Visit to EDNP

Many in the diocese are aware that there is a proposed Companion Diocese relationship currently being explored by the Diocese of New Westminster (DofNW) and bishop, the Right Reverend Melissa Skelton and the... Read More

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St Catherine's, Capilano Hosts Ecumenical World Day of Prayer Service

St. Catherine’s Anglican Church hosted the 2016 World Day of Prayer service on March 5. It was a very successful event with 6 denominations participating: Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, Salvation... Read More