Book Suggestion

  We all know that religion is widely discussed. Spirituality is a hot topic. I have a suggestion. Why not read a short book which simply and directly describes this field. It devotes about 100 pages to five... Read More


During his visit to the diocese, Primate Andrew Hutchison was asked about what the Anglican Church of Canada had done to fight HIV/AIDS, particularly in Africa where so many Anglicans live. The Church is finally... Read More

St. Philip's parishioners get light bulbs and ideas

When the Environmental Task Force offered to visit parishes to make a special "Green Sunday" presentation, St. Philip's, Dunbar was first in line. The purpose of the "Green Sunday" program is to introduce the work... Read More

Hutchison upbeat in new job

Primate Andrew Hutchison at St. Mary’s, Kerrisdale. Primate Andrew Hutchison, elected head of the Anglican Church of Canada six months ago, insists the Church is doing well despite its problems - and he's... Read More

Ministries of the Diocese of New Westminster

Archdeacon: The Ven. Beverley Stewart Regional Dean: The Rev. Stephen Rowe This is the fourth report from parishes within the diocese of New Westminster regarding their ministry and outreach to their communities.... Read More


Generosity after theft of St. Barnabas offering `amazing' The Rev. Elizabeth Beale of St. Barnabas described as "amazing" community response to a front-page story December 7 in the Province newspaper. The... Read More

We should become more aware that allof life is prayer

Tom Harpur, in the dedication to his book Prayer wrote: The Hidden Fire includes "all those who... have struggled hard to live more spiritually and who... feel a great need to discover more about praying." Those... Read More

Saving Refugees

Dr. John Conway, chair of the Diocesan Refugee Unit The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees estimates that at the last count the world's total number of refugees expelled from their homelands, and... Read More

St. Margaret of Scotland

St. Margaret of Scotland is 75 The original St. Margaret of Scotland is, or would be, roughly a thousand years old, were she still around. The North Burnaby church named for her, however, is 75, and celebrated that... Read More

Book brings new sense of Sacred

Perhaps the Christian Church has always stood at the crossroad between the old and the new. These days the clashing of tectonic plates might be a better metaphor for different ways we have of interpreting our... Read More