The Christian Ring

The Day God Sang Alleluia
Easter invites us to sing the song of our faith so that we may be transformed in the risen and glorified Christ.
Descent from the Cross by Rosso Fiorentino, 1521

How Did Jesus Die?
The physical effects of crucifixion are examined.   Jesus chose not merely the time to die, but He chose dying, when He need never have died at all.

Writings of Arthur Custance
Science and Christianity papers by Canadian anthropologist Dr. Arthur C Custance (1910-1985) who combined scholarly thoroughness and biblical orthodoxy.

Anglican Deanery of Perth
Churches in Stratford, St Marys and the other southwestern Ontario towns in the 13 Deaneries that make up the Anglican Diocese of Huron.

Talbot Settlement Churches, Ontario
The three Anglican churches: St. Peter's, Tyrconnell, Trinity Church, Port Burwell and Christ Church, Port Stanley are examples of the Talbot Settlement Churches built in the 1820's and 1830's on the north shore of Lake Erie that are still active.

Prayer Guide
Articles to help you to personally understand and apply prayer into your spiritual life. Also includes a list of the principle types of prayer.

Reflections on Prayer
by Glenda Meakin, retired rector of St James Anglican Church, St Marys, Ontario. Includes her thoughts on What Is Prayer? and Why Pray? Ilustrating the page is the seventeenth century painting The Virgin in Prayer by Giovanni Battista Salvi.

Saint Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis was the founder of the Franciscan order in the early 13th century. Francis considered all nature as the mirror of God and as so many steps to God. He called all creatures his "brothers" and "sisters". In 1980, Pope John Paul II proclaimed him the patron saint of ecologists.

Creation and the Theory of Relativity
Arthur Custance discusses: How much 'time' was taken for creation. Did God work 'slowly' or did He create it all in a moment of time? Would He create something and give it an appearance of age it didn't have? Is eternity an extension of time? Can time and eternity even be compared? And what will heaven be like without time?

St James' Kidbrooke
St James' Church, Kidbrooke, London was constructed in 1867 to replace the medieval church. For its architectural and historic interest the building is classified as being Grade C. Also the Mission Statement for St. James' adopted in January 2000.
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