October 2021 Issue

Canterbury Hills Camp: A Light in the Darkness

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October: Latin American Heritage Month

I am humbled and honoured to serve in the diocesan Anti-racism Working Group and to be a proud member of …

Honouring Faithful Ministry to the Church

A Selection of Profiles from 2021 Order of Niagara Awardees Each year, parishes are invited to nominate a person for …

Synod Convenes Virtually, Once Again

The 147th synod of the Diocese of Niagara will convene by Zoom videoconference again this fall, as a fourth wave …

Providing Hope Through the Pandemic

Despite being an incredibly challenging year, as its programs pivoted to adapt to the pandemic, St. Matthew’s House (SMH) has …

Faith, part 2: Faith and The Faith

 Until then, we had done no more than exchange pleasantries on a Sunday morning. But one day Catherine asked if …

The Missionality of Summer Prayer Walks

“I have not done a prayer walk before, but this experience has given me the opportunity to interact more deeply …

Obscuring the Face of Christ

The devil, it’s said, has all the best tunes. Not sure if that’s necessarily true, but Beelzebub certainly has an …

Food For Life’s Green Innovation is on a Winning Track

Food For Life (FFL) is a registered charity serving Hamilton and Halton Region that “rescues” surplus edible food destined for landfills, and distributes it to those …

Below the Surface of the Wilderness

In the nighttime when you are searching for answers, Yahweh comes to you. When you stretch out your arms and …

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Why I Joined Climate Justice Niagara

When I joined in on a Zoom meeting last Fall for Niagara in Action, I had no idea how much it would impact me. I had …

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God Bless You

I am sitting on the deacon’s bench pondering. As I write, it is a beautiful, sunny, breezy Sunday morning in …

PWRDF Refugee Network Moves Heaven and Earth

By Suzanne Rumsey  refugee (noun): a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, …

Ruth: A Story of Unwavering Love

Those familiar with the book of Ruth likely recognize the lyrical vow of unwavering, loyal love Ruth makes to her …