New Westminster's first cathedral to offer tours Nov. 6

The diocese's 125 anniversary will be marked at the diocese's first cathedral, Holy Trinity New Westminster, on November 6 and 7. Some 145 years ago the Rev. John Sheepshanks responded to the call of Bishop George... Read More

St. John the Divine, Squamish, dedicates memorial garden

A memorial garden and a labyrinth at St. John the Divine in Squamish were dedicated and blessed by Bishop Michael Ingham this summer. The garden is the culmination of several years of planning, fund-raising and... Read More

Editorial: A most fortunate diocese

In Canada, October is the month for Thanksgiving. There are many things that the Diocese of New Westminster has to be thankful for - despite our disputes and complaints, doubts and fears. We have 80 parishes. The... Read More


Burrard Deanery workshops find `The Spirit Within'

This past year has been a beautiful and hopeful year for me. I have been called to many of the parishes to share with individuals and groups about our Anglican relationship with Aboriginal peoples, often as part of... Read More

Letters: We must make sure Camp Artaban becomes financially sound

I am writing this letter after reading the article describing the situation that is now facing Camp Artaban - my most favourite place on Planet Earth. Craft time at Camp Artaban on Gambier Island - making... Read More

Christian Formation Courses in several parishes

Alpha ad on a transit shelter Seven parishes in the Diocese of New Westminster are participating in a national Alpha program this fall. Alpha is a ten-week introduction to Christianity. It usually includes... Read More

St. Francis youth group featured

St. Francis in the Wood’s youth group was featured in the Vancouver Sun on Saturday, September 25, for their campaign to aid people in the Darfur regin of Sudan. They are seeking to raise at least $5,000 for the... Read More

Christine Rowe becomes archdeacon

Christine Rowe The Ven. Christine Rowe has been appointed the regional Archdeacon of Burrard Archdeaconry by Bishop Michael Ingham. She follows the Ven. David Retter, who retired in August. Archdeacon Rowe is... Read More

Group to advise bishop on Cursillo

A task force has been appointed by Bishop Michael Ingham that could lead to the return of the suspended Cursillo program in the Diocese of New Westminster. The task force is asking for feedback from all parishes in... Read More

Diocesan Honouring Our Commitment campaign is ‘on track’

Over a fifth of the $1.6 million dollars to be raised in the diocesan Honouring Our Commitment campaign had been collected by the end of summer, campaign co-chair Linda Robertson of St. Catherine's, North Vancouver,... Read More