Archbishop Linda Nicholls leads evening prayers for Anglicans coast to coast across Canada on the Fifth Sunday in Lent Archbishop Linda Nicholls, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, called Anglicans to prayer from coast to coast across Canada at 7 pm on the Fifth Sunday of Lent, 29 March 2020. The liturgy, led by…

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‘Gone by 2040?’ How about ‘Transformed by 2021?’ Father David Harrison writes perceptive article in March issue of The Anglican Journal It’s time to come clean and admit it. I was a coronavirus skeptic. Oh sure, I watched the news as the virus took hold in China. And then in Italy. And in other places. I…

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Call to prayer and fasting Bishops call people of the diocese to prayer and fasting on Thursday, 26 March The College of Bishops is inviting all people in the Diocese of Toronto to a day of prayer and fasting on Thursday, March 26, during the unfolding situation with COVID-19. Throughout the centuries, God’s people have…

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Video message from Bishop Andrew Bishop Andrew Asbil has shared a message with the people and parishes of the Diocese about the COVID-19 pandemic On 18 March, Bishop Andrew, Bishop of Toronto, shared thoughts on his experience at the cathedral on the previous Sunday. On 15 March, all public liturgies in the Diocese of Toronto…

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Cessation of all Worship Services throughout the Diocese At 9:30 pm Friday,13 March, a second letter was received from Bishop Andrew, Bishop of Toronto, to notify parishes of the decision to cease gatherings for all worship services throughout the Diocese of Toronto effective Sunday 15 March Message from our Parish Priest Late this evening, the…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) important update info for parish Bishop Andrew, Bishop of Toronto, has provided update information in a letter to Churchwardens and parish clergy Message from our Parish Priest Bishop Andrew sent an update letter to parish clergy and churchwardens on 13 March. There is a link to the full letter and to other resources…

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Pastoral Letter to the Clergy and People in the Diocese of Toronto (To be read at every service on March 8, 2020 and posted or published in each parish for the duration of the protocol.) To our Clergy and People in the Diocese of Toronto (To be read at every service on March 8, 2020…

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All you need to know about Lent in three minutes Lent begins on Ash Wednesday: You are invited and welcome — 10 am at St Luke’s On Ash Wednesday, churchgoers are marked on the forehead with a cross of ashes as a sign of penitence and mortality. The use of ashes, made by burning palm crosses…

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Bishop Andrew’s Letter to Vestries with Video “The imagery of the vine, the grower, and pruning for growth form the roots of the Priorities and Plans of the Diocese for the next two years…” — Bishop Andrew To our Clergy, Churchwardens and Parishioners Beloved in Christ, peace and grace be with you. “I am the…

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Community gardens provide fresh food for neighbourhoods In partnership with St Luke’s, Peterborough GreenUP engages local neighbourhoods in the challenge of sustainability updated 8 February 2020 In early 2018, St Luke’s began exploring partnership opportunities with Jenn McCallum, a Coordinator in the Sustainable Urban Neighbourhoods (SUN) section of Peterborough GreenUP. SUN has piloted several initiatives…

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