Diocesan News


Where is Poverty?

By Alastair McCollum   All around us! But you would never know it from the lack of interest and attention it is getting from those running for high provincial office in the May election.   All people should engage... Read More

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Friendship to Define New Ministry in Sidney

by Catherine Pate This is my commandment: that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friend. (John 15:12-13) How does following that one... Read More

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April 2017 Diocesan Post

 In this issue: Mount Douglas Court Building New Affordable Seniors' Housing, Creation Matters at the Polls, Embracing Science and Religion. Read More

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Another Summer of Ordinations

The bishop has announced the following ordinations to the priesthood to take place over the summer months: June 10, 4pm St Peter, Campbell River Alastair Hunting and Christopher Samsom July 22,  4PM St John the... Read More

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Still Time to Visit the Reconciliation Youth Art Display

 Until weekend of April 1/2 in the Nave, Christ Church Cathedral You still have time to take in the wonderful art work currently on display in the Nave! Entitled ‘Reconciliation,’ it was created by the Grade 8 class... Read More

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Council Meets With 'Namgis Leaders At Start Of Sacred Journey Walk

On the afternoon of March 26, a year after he took his first step on his historic Sacred Journey walk from Alert Bay to Victoria, Bishop Logan McMenamie, once again set out on foot from Port McNeill. Accompanied by... Read More


Celebrating New Ministry at Trinity Anglican Lutheran

By Pamela Day   The sound of J.S. Bach’s “Air from the Suite No 3” from the organ brought an exuberant congregation to quiet for the Installation/Induction of The Rev. Brenda Nestegaard Paul in the afternoon of... Read More


East African Countries Facing Starvation and Famine

Please note the dire situation in East Africa mentioned in the message from PWRDF below, and in the UN report from Friday, March 10 (see recent CBC report), that “The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis... Read More

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Diocese Releases Sacred Journey Documentary

One year after the start of the Sacred Journey walk; one step on our diocesan journey towards truth-telling, healing and reconciliation with the First Peoples of these islands and inlets, the diocese is releasing... Read More


May 13, 2017 - Dialogue for Peaceful Change Conference

This day-long conference for lay and ordained members of the diocese will teach participants ways to enter into conflict in a healthy and productive way, informed by the Gospel, towards peaceful resolution. As we... Read More