Building Hope: Burundi Partnership

New Link Between Edmonton and Buyé

John Gee, a member of All Saints’ Cathedral parish, spent three months, July to October 2014. in the Diocese of Buyé. He was there as a representative of the Diocese of Edmonton, and also to complete his practicum for the Master of Theological Studies in Urban and International Development degree at Wycliffe College. While in Buyé, […]

Clotilde Sixbert Horses

Buyé delegation enjoys a countryside tour

Our centenary visit from Bishop Sixbert, Clotilde, Rev. Dominique and Canon Bibiane of our companion Buyé diocese concluded in rural Alberta with an ecumenical eucharist at St. Andrew’s, Camrose, followed by a memorable tour of three local farms, organized by longtime parishioner and People’s Warden Dorothy Marshall. Read more… the Synod Scene, June 16-22, 2014.

Elaine Hook Wall Hanging

Friends from Buyé join in our Centennial Celebrations

Bishop Sixbert Macumi, his wife Clotilde Muhimpunda (Buyé Mother’s Union President), the Rev. Domique Ciza (Diocesan Secretary) and his wife Canon Bibiane (Mother’s Union Chaplain) paid a joyful visit to the Diocese of Edmonton this June. From the annual Anglican Church Women Conference to the special Ordination and Closing Centennial Service on Pentecost, our friends from Buyé were eager to join in our celebrations. Read the full story in the Synod Scene, June 9-15, 2014.

Central Market Bujumbura

Central Market in Bujumbura Destroyed By Fire

Please pray for the our brothers and sisters in Christ in Burundi, as the Church and country seek to respond to a devastating fire that destroyed the central market in the capital of Bujumbura on Sunday, January 27, 2013.

Bishop Jane and Tim Alexander surrounded by children in the Diocese of Buye

Edmonton Companions Tour HIV/AIDS Clinic

On Tuesday, September 25th, Bishop Jane and Tim Alexander and Archdeacon Alan Perry were able to witness the Diocese of Buye living out the Marks of Mission in so many ways. They toured the HIV/AIDS clinic that the Diocese of Buye is building in conjunction with the Diocese of Edmonton and PWRDF. See more pictures and read more about Bishop Jane’s visit to Burundi at

Bishop Jane and Tim Alexander with Bishop Sixbert Macumi in Bujumbura, Africa

Bishop Jane Arrives in Bujumbura, Africa

Executive Archdeacon Alan Perry reports that he, Bishop Jane and Tim Alexander have landed safely in Bujumbura, where they were met with a warm welcome from friends from the Diocese of Buyé including. Bishop Sixbert, his wife Clothilde, Dominique and Deo. Over the next 10 days, you can follow Bishop Jane’s visit to Buyé, as she meets the people of our companion diocese, on Archdeacon Perry’s blog