Diocesan News

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Bishop Logan Calls Diocese to Action Against Open-Net Fish Farms

On Wednesday, October 25 Bishop Logan McMenamie sent a pastoral letter to Anglicans of the diocese urging them to participate in a "Circle of Support" event taking place November 2, 2017 11am-2pm on the grounds of... Read More

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New Film Series"Interrupted by Hope" Released for Advent

As we enter a new season of Advent this new resource from The Work of the People invites us into "the welcoming of a bigger mind." God took a risk by "showing up in the flesh. It is the risk we are all called to;... Read More


UVic CSRS Releases Deanna Thompson JAH Lecture Video

Missed Deanna Thompson's presentation at this year's John Albert Hall Lecture Series? View it below.Martin Luther and the Ambiguity of Reform Luther’s call for changes in medieval religion helped unleash unrest and... Read More


Bill Poppy Announces His Retirement

The bishop has accepted the resignation of Bill Poppy as deacon effective October 16, in order that Bill can enter retirement. All the best as you continue to serve in new ways Bill. Read More


Susan Hayward Brown Takes Leave as Nimpkish Regional Dean

The bishop has announced that The Rev Susan Hayward-Brown has temporarily stepped down as regional dean of Niimpkish. The Rev Anthony Divinacracia will assume the role effective October 4. Read More


Cathedral Salutes 500th Anniversary of Lutheran Reformation

October 11, 2017 For Immediate Release   It was on October 31, 1517, that German monk Martin Luther sent his 95 Theses to the Archbishop of Mainz and, tradition has it, nailed them to the door of All Saints Church... Read More

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Satan: A blog post by The Rev Christopher Page

by Christopher Page, incumbent St Philip, Oak Bay This post was first published on Christopher's blog "In a Spacious Place" October 3. Used here by permission.  "Acknowledging “sin” does not mean I see myself as... Read More

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October 2017 Diocesan Post

In this issue: Fiesta Time! Celebrating Diversity in Sooke, Gifts of the Spirit, Drawing the Circle Wide. Download this issue below. Read More


PWRDF Supports Relief Efforts for Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

This year has been a particularly bad one for emergency relief needs, with all the previously predicted global warming emergencies due to hurricanes, severe flooding, drought and famine throughout the sub-tropics,... Read More


2017 We Together Conference Wraps Up

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the family of faith we call the Diocese of Islands and Inlets this past weekend (September 15-16). By coming together to pray, learn and share, we have taken another... Read More