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A message from Archbishop Anne

A message from Archbishop Anne

May 8th is the Fourth Sunday of Easter, also known as Good Shepherd Sunday or Vocations Sunday. In John’s Gospel, Jesus describes himself as the Good Shepherd who knows us and calls us by name, and who loves us and guides us along life’s way. It is a blessing for each of us to be known and loved by the Good Shepherd.

Holy Week 2022—A Message from Archbishop Anne

Holy Week 2022—A Message from Archbishop Anne The Washing of Feet by Sieger Koder

This document in PDF format “So if I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet.” (John 13.14) Dear friends in Christ, We will tend time this week as we make our way through the ancient Triduum of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday, culminating in […]

Archbishop Anne’s Christmas Message 2021

Archbishop Anne’s Christmas Message 2021

This depiction of the visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary hangs in the Lady Chapel at St. James Anglican Church in Stratford Ontario. It was created by aparishioner, Laurie Richardson. I received this photo of it in a Christmas card this year. “Love came down at Christmas, love all lovely, Love divine; Love was born […]

A tribute to the Very Rev. Sharon Murdoch

A tribute to the Very Rev. Sharon Murdoch Crest of the Diocese of Moosonee, of the Anglican Church of Canada

Dear friends in Christ in the Diocese of Moosonee, and friends of the Very Rev. Sharon Murdoch, It is with sadness that I share the news of the Very Rev. Sharon Murdoch’s death on Sunday evening following a lengthy illness, bravely borne. Dean Sharon is well known and much loved throughout the Diocese of Moosonee, […]

‘Pay It Forward’

‘Pay It Forward’

Vaccinations for the whole world PWRDF Vaccine Equity Fund Dear people of God in Algoma and Moosonee, This summer our two dioceses participated in the Anglican Foundation of Canada’s wonderful initiative, “Say Yes! To Kids” – a fundraiser to help children and youth in our communities in a post pandemic world. Overall over $100,00.00 was […]

Thank you for your support for Kashechewan

Thank you for your support for Kashechewan

This letter in PDF format The Birth of St. John the Baptist “You, child, shall be called the prophet of the Most High, for you will go before the Lord to prepare His way.” (Luke 1.76) Dear People of God and Faithful Friends, The response to the appeal for funds to assist with the Covid […]

Chief Leo Friday: The leader who prays with his people before he goes to bed at night

Chief Leo Friday: The leader who prays with his people before he goes to bed at night (Photo source CBC.ca)

“They are relieved.” These are the words used by Chief Leo Friday to describe how the people of the First Nation community of Kashechewan are feeling now that help from the armed forces has arrived to assist with the Covid-19 crisis. In a conversation today with Chief Friday, who also serves as the Incumbent of […]

A 2021 Easter Message from Archbishop Anne

A 2021 Easter Message from Archbishop Anne

Every family has a celebration meal that serves to remind them when they are not together of feasts in times gone by. In our family it was my mother’s specialty – roast beef and Yorkshire pudding with gravy, roast potatoes and two vegetables. Mum made the best lemon meringue pie for dessert with condensed milk, […]

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