Ecumenical reps meet for workshop
by Joanne Shurvin-Martin
REGINA More than two dozen representatives from Anglican and Roman Catholic parishes across southern Saskatchewan met on November 19 for a workshop. They shared stories of ecumenical action in their local areas and learned about Anglican and Roman Catholic dialogues at national and international levels.
Fr. Rick Krofchek, a member of the Anglican-Roman Catholic Covenant Implementation Committee (ARCCIC) opened the gathering with prayer in the hall attached to St. Paul's Cathedral. Archbishop Don Bolen then recounted how the covenant between the Anglican Diocese of Qu'Appelle and the Archdiocese of Regina had come to be. It built on relationships which had developed since the 1960s, and was signed in January 2011. Bolen has been involved in ecumenical relations at the highest level, serving on the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity at the Vatican from 2001 to 2008. Bolen said, "We were...Read More