September 15, 2014
- For the first time the Anglican Church of Canada is releasing its annual report online. A brand new website has been launched to house all the 2013 highlights from General Synod and beyond.
September 11, 2014
Gorlice, Poland: Saint’s US descendants participate in 100th AnniversaryDescendants of Saint Maksym present included [from left] granddaughter Wiera Sandowicz-Bakowska, Warsaw, Poland; great nephew Archpriest Daniel Ressetar, Harrisburg, PA; great grandson Alexei Sandowicz, Vladimir, Russia; and great-great nephew Dimitri Ressetar, Harrisburg, PA. ...
September 10, 2014
[Episcopal News Service] The United States and Canada may be separated by a border but Native Americans on both sides of it share a deadly reality: their rate of suicide surpasses that of the general population.
So much so that “we recently had an international...
September 8, 2014
[Anglican Journal] ISIS/ISIL in Iraq and Syria; Boko Haram in Nigeria; Kim Jong-un in North Korea; the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt — these are all players in a worsening world pattern of persecution targeting Christians as well as other religious and ethnic groups.
The calamitous plight of the uprooted faithful in the Middle East may currently be the most media-documented example of animosity against Christians, but practically anywhere on the planet,...
September 5, 2014
Jacksonville, Florida: St. Justin Martyr parish seeks pastoral assistant, choir director
Saint Justin Martyr parish is seeking the services of a pastoral assistant and choir director.
Candidates for both positions should have a healthy self-images and “can-do” attitudes. They must be flexible and resilient, possess a sense of humor and compassion, and love working with people.
The pastoral assistant’s duties include, but are...
August 29, 2014
August 21, 2014
[World Council of Churches press release] In the wake of a racially charged police shooting in the state of Missouri, United States, “the efforts of the churches, faith communities, ecumenical and interfaith partners and civil society organizations and coalitions that have called for prayer, calm, peaceful protest, and open and honest dialogue on racism and issues of class” have received support and encouragement from the World Council of Churches (WCC).
Writing to the...
August 19, 2014
- More than 250 students and youth group leaders from the United States and Canada gathered on the campus of Trinity Christian College late last month to take part in the Youth Unlimited Chicago Project multi-site service effort.
August 18, 2014
With the blessing of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, the Orthodox Church in America was represented at the Enthronement of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Onufry of Kyiv and All Ukraine by His Grace, Bishop Michael and His Grace, Bishop Irénée on Sunday, August 17, 2014.
Metropolitan Onufry was elected to the See of Kyiv and All Ukraine at a special session of the Bishops’...
August 14, 2014
- Metropolitan-elect Onufry of Kyiv and All Ukraine
In a letter dated August 13, 2014, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon sent greetings to the newly elected Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Eminence, Metropolitan Onufry.
Metropolitan Onufry was to the See of Kyiv and All Ukraine on the second round of voting during a special session of the Bishops’...