400-Year-Old Crucifix Found

By a Canadian student: It is tiny in size — measuring only 1.1 inches in width — and its top is broken, but a 400- year-old copper crucifix found at Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula earlier in July has big historical significance, according to historians. It symbolizes an early dream of religious freedom in North America. The…

Archbishop Bans Eulogies at Funeral Masses

Canadian Catholic Archbishop Terrence Prendergast: Roman Catholics in Ottawa are no longer permitted to deliver eulogies during funeral Masses, the local archbishop has decreed. The Feb. 2 decree from Archbishop Terrence Prendergast reminds the faithful that Catholics gather at funerals “not to praise the deceased, but to pray for them.” Contrary to popular belief, eulogies…

Report: Canadians Turning Away from Organized Religion

Religion News Service reports: A new national study shows that while Canada remains overwhelmingly Christian, Canadians are turning their backs on organized religion in ever greater numbers. Results from the 2011 National Household Survey show that more than two-thirds of Canadians, or some 22 million people, said they were affiliated with a Christian denomination. At 12.7…

The Anglican Catholic Chronicle – ACCC Newsletter (May 2013)

The Anglican Catholic Chronicle newsletter of the Anglican Catholic Church of Canada for the month of May is out. It also covers the recent Consecrations of two new ACA – TAC Bishops in the United States. Download it in pdf. here. I see the TAC has a QR code too. That’s great. There are more including one for…