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A pastoral message from Archbishop Anne Germond to the faithful in the Dioceses of Algoma & Moosonee

A pastoral message from Archbishop Anne Germond to the faithful in the Dioceses of Algoma & Moosonee

Attached is a pastoral message from Archbishop Anne Germond on the upcoming province-wide lockdown in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Algoma-Moosonee Pastoral Letter

A personal message from Archbishop Anne Germond

A personal message from Archbishop Anne Germond

A personal message from Archbishop Anne welcoming us back into the house of the Lord as we prepare to re-open our buildings for in-person worship. Download this file for local use: (right click to save to your hard drive) Standard Definition 360p High Definition 720p High Definition 1080p For more information and resources on the […]

The Safe Reopening of Our Churches—Amber Stage

The Safe Reopening of Our Churches—Amber Stage COVID-19 Graphic

Note: See Updated RED Stage Protocols for “Loving our Neighbours” for the latest information for the Dioceses of Moosonee and Algoma. The attached documents are provided to assist in the safe reopening of our churches during the COVID-19 pandemic. More information on the overall process can be found in the documents A Template for the […]

Reopening for Public Worship

Reopening for Public Worship

An informative video produced by the Diocese of Toronto on policies and procedures for the reopening of our churches for in-person worship. While specific to the Diocese of Toronto, the information is based on the common Provincial protocols used by the Diocese of Moosonee. More information on COVID-19 and the reopening of our churches, visit […]

A Template for the Safe Reopening of Our Churches

A Template for the Safe Reopening of Our Churches

The provincial House of Bishops has decided that our churches will not be reopening for in-person worship until at least September. This decision was made in consultation with public health experts as well as our diocesan executive officers and chancellors, with the well-being and safety of all our parishioners and the communities we serve uppermost […]

Sabbath Rest in the Summer of 2020

Sabbath Rest in the Summer of 2020

“Its object is to give humankind relaxation from continuous and unending toil and by refreshing their bodies to send them out renewed into their old activities. A breathing spell enables ordinary people to collect their strength with a stronger force behind them to undertake each of the tasks set before them.” (Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel: […]

On a Summer Sabbath Rest: A letter from the Ontario House of Bishops to the faithful in Christ

On a Summer Sabbath Rest: A letter from the Ontario House of Bishops to the faithful in Christ

Dear friends in Christ, What a true blessing it was to join together from all parts of our vast ecclesiastical province for a special online worship celebration! On the Day of Pentecost we are reminded that God’s love has been poured into our hearts, and we pray for the Holy Spirit to come and renew […]

Food for Risen Bodies: Holy Week and Easter 2020

Food for Risen Bodies: Holy Week and Easter 2020

On that final night, his meal was formal: lamb with bitter leaves of endive, chervil, bread with olive oil and jars of wine. Now on Tiberias’ shores he grills a carp and catfish breakfast on a charcoal fire. This is not hunger, this is resurrection: He eats because he can, and wants to taste the […]

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