Thanks to everyone who came out to the Reconciliation in Post-Secondary talk on October 14. And thank you so much to our 3 wonderful speakers, who led us through this crucial discussion. We had over 260 people join us live, with standing room only, and over 40 people joining in on the video conference. This […]
PROJECT OF HEART_ EDUCATION FOR RECONCILIATION–BC Teachers Federation 2015 Imagine that you are five years old. A stranger comes to your home village and seizes you from your mother’s arms. Imagine he takes you hundreds of miles away to a place where white people in black robes cut off your hair and take away your […]
Beginning at 2:00 pm Wednesday June 3 in the Atlantic Time Zone and travelling westward across Canada, bells began to ring, each one resounding 1181 times to commemorate the 1017 indigenous women who have been killed and the 164 who have gone missing in the last three decades. The bells declared to their neighbourhoods and all […]
On Sunday, parishes in the Edmonton diocese joined a national church initiative to mark the closing of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). Leading up to National Aboriginal Day (June 21) noon vigils (12:10 pm) will be held for 22 consecutive days at All Saints’ Cathedral, 10035-103 St, Edmonton. These services honouring our diocese’s commitment to healing and reconciliation among indigenous peoples and those with settler backgrounds will include: hearing the stories of Residential School survivors, a time of silence, prayers, and ringing of church bells.
Report for SYNOD 2015
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