Animals blessed at ceremony

News  |  October 9, 2017

Dogs large and small, old and young, were blessed in the spirit of St Francis of Assisi at a ceremony on Sunday. The Annual Blessing of Animals was held in the Unfinished Church in St George's. The service was conducted by the Reverend John Stow of Holy Trinity Church and the Reverend Tom Slawson of St Peter's Church. Musician Shine Hayward led the singing together with Mr Stow on hi... Read more

Caring for ‘cultural icon’

News  |  June 10, 2017

In 2004, all Reverend Canon David Raths dreamt of was “living somewhere by the sea”. He was then an army chaplain for the National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces, ministering to soldiers in war-torn parts of the world. When he wasn't serving overseas, he worked as a part-time parish priest in Ottawa. “I felt ready for a change of pace and to get back into full-time ministry,”... Read more