Day: February 20, 2016

St John’s West Toronto reaches out to GLBTQ community

They are calling it the queer Eucharist. It is sparsely attended some evenings. The service is the idea of the parish priest, the Revd Samantha Caravan. Last fall she suggested the service to her parish to reach out to folks who have felt alienated by the Church’s historic opposition to sexual minorities.

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A first for the Southern hemisphere

In modern times, many cathedrals and churches have choirs of mixed voices, both male and female. Now, in a first for the Southern hemisphere, the St Paul’s Cathedral in the Diocese of Melbourne in Victoria Australia has added an all-girls choir.

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Speaking to the Soul: Frederick Douglass

The feeling of the nation must be quickened; the conscience of the nation must be roused; the propriety of the nation must be startled; the hypocrisy of the nation must be exposed; and its crimes against God and man must be denounced.

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