Diocesan News


John Steele Appointed Incumbent, St John the Baptist, South Cowichan

The bishop has announced the resignation of John Steele as incumbent at St Dunstan Anglican Church in Victoria, effective October 15, 2017. John has resigned in order to accept the bishop's appointment as incumbent... Read More


Famine Relief Fund match (1to1 by federal government) ends June 30

DONATE BEFORE JUNE 30 As the federal government’s Famine Relief Fund comes to a close on Friday, June 30, PWRDF’s work in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Kenya continues. Of these four affected countries, most of... Read More

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The Challenge of Institutional Church Life #3

by Christopher Page, incumbent St Philip, Oak Bay Any legitimate church work, must begin with those who are doing the work being deeply honest about their motivations and the place their ego may play in the work... Read More


DATE CHANGE: We Together Diocesan Conference

Renewed Hearts, Renewed Spirits, Renewed People Mark your calendar for September 15-16 (NOT September 30 as previously advertised) so you don't miss out on our annual conference. Location: Christ Church Cathedral... Read More

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The Challenge of Institutional Church Life

By Christopher Page, rector St Philip, Oak Bay   Institutions need to be constantly reforming in response to the deep moving of the Spirit and the realities of the context in which they are attempting to serve. Bob... Read More

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June 2017 Diocesan Post

In this issue: Reflections on the Sacred Journey, Walking Backward into the Future, I Was in Prison and You Visited Me. Read More

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22 Days for Healing and Reconciliation Starts May 31

For 22 days the Anglican Church of Canada is calling people to learn, pray and act for the Anglican Healing Fund, and its support for the recovery of Indigenous languages. 22 Days for Healing and... Read More


Archbishop of Canterbury Calls Anglicans to Prayer

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, has issued an invitation for all Christians to join in a global prayer movement called “Thy Kingdom Come” and is encouraging individuals, families and parishes to recommit... Read More

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The Reach of Reconciliation

by Christopher Page, incumbent at St Philip, Oak Bay This article first appeared on inaspaciousplace.wordpress.com. It is reprinted here with permission. Reconciliation is not an optional extra in Christianity. Paul... Read More

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Garden of the Spirit: Pender Island Community Labyrinth Project

by Joy Thierry Llewellyn “God Bless the Ground! I shall walk softly there/And learn by going where I have to go.” The Waking, by Roethke It was a beautiful, sunny May afternoon when 14 Penderites showed up to the... Read More