Archive for 2007

Archive pour 2007

Saskatoon priest resigns over same-sex issue

[Anglican Journal] Rev. Shawn Sanford Beck, an Anglican priest in the diocese of Saskatoon who recently declared that he intends to marry gay couples if asked and who was asked by his bishop to reconsider his position by March 31 or risk losing his license to minister, has resigned his position.
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Posted: May 1, 2007 • Permanent link:
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L’Arche Ecumenical Prayer Night

All are invited to a Friends of L’Arche Prayer Night, hosted by the L’Arche Saskatoon Project, on Wednesday May 2, 2007 from 7:00-7:45pm in the hall of St. Timothy’s Anglican Church, 2101 Lansdowne Ave. (2 blocks south of Taylor St.). L’Arche Saskatoon Project is part of an international network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities share life together in the spirit of the Gospel and of the Beatitudes that Jesus preached. For more information, contact Wyndham Thiessen at 262-7243 or Robert and Margaret Sanche at 374-5501.
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Posted: May 2, 2007 • Permanent link: In this article: events, L'Arche, prayer Transmis : 2 mai 2007 • Lien permanente : Dans cet article : events, L'Arche, prayer

Communiqué: Anglican-Lutheran International Commission

The Third Anglican-Lutheran International Commission (ALIC) held its second meeting at White Point, Nova Scotia, Canada between 14 and 20 May, 2007, under the chairmanship of the Rt Rev. Fred Hiltz, Anglican Bishop of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, and the Rev. Dr Thomas Nyiwé, President of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Cameroon.
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Posted: May 20, 2007 • Permanent link:
Categories: CommuniquéIn this article: Anglican, Lutheran
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Faithful Witnesses

There is more to expound and comment on, regarding chapter one, the last section, of A Handbook of Spiritual Ecumenism (HSE). This section is entitled “Witnesses to the Word of God” (nn. 19-25) and offers remarkable teaching and encouragement.
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Posted: May 22, 2007 • Permanent link:
Categories: Reconciliation & unityIn this article: spiritual ecumenism, Walter Kasper
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Congress 2007

The Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences will be in Saskatoon from May 26 to June 2. Congress, as it is now called, was once known as the Learned Societies’ Conference. Now in its 76th year, it is an important annual gathering of academic societies in the liberal arts from across Canada. According to the website, it is the largest annual academic gathering in Canada; and its multidisciplinary character marks it as unique in the world. In 2006, approximately 8,000 delegates representing over 68 learned societies went to Toronto from all over North America, Europe, Africa and Asia to present their research and to debate some of the most important social and cultural questions of the day.

Complete programs of events planned by these societies are available on their individual websites. Some highlights include:

Saturday, May 26 (all day)
The theme of the CETA annual meeting is Evangelical-Roman Catholic encounter. All of the presentations will relate to aspects of this theme. Keynote speaker: Gregory Baum (McGill)

Sunday, May 27, 10:30-11:25 (CTS)
Laurie Lamoreux Scholes (Concordia) – Building Bridges across Difference: A Study of the Christian Ecumenical Movement of the Early 20th Century (A Blueprint for the Interfaith Movement?)

Tuesday, May 29, 11:00-12:30 (Joint session of CSCH & CCHA)
Commemorating the Contribution of John Webster Grant to Canadian religious Historiography (a panel discussion)

Tuesday, May 29, 3:35-5:30 (CTS panel)
Bridging Churches: Development of the Understanding of Church through Canadian Ecumenical Dialogues (Moderators: Gail Allan and Mary Marrocco; Presentations: Helmut Harder, Sandra Beardsall, Susan Brown)
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Posted: May 26, 2007 • Permanent link:
Categories: NewsIn this article: Canada, events, Saskatoon
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