Open Doors: Here’s to you St. Patrick…

By SHELLEY McVEA Pick a saint, any saint. Most of us would be hard pressed to name one beyond the big three – Nicholas (my favourite), Valentine, and Patrick. Veneration and celebrating of saints seems to have gone out of fashion not only for secular people, but for many of us religious types as well. […]

Open Doors Spiritual Matters: St. Aidan’s associate priest weighs in on Anglican Church of Canada’s vote against changing marriage definition

By REV. JEFF NOWERS As I’m writing this article, the Anglican Church of Canada’s General Synod—the church’s highest governing and legislative body comprised of a large number of delegates from across the country—is in the midst of a seven-day meeting in Vancouver. This has been a highly anticipated gathering because noteworthy on the agenda is […]