Category Archives: News

News from or about the community of Holy Trinity.

The Christmas Story

Christmas Story Photo
Please join us again this year for The Christmas Story at Church of the Holy Trinity! This charming Christmas pageant has been presented annually since 1938 in the historic Church of the Holy Trinity (beside the Toronto Eaton Centre).

Our volunteer cast, professional choir and magnificent organ will remind you what the Christmas season is really about! For schedule, seat bookings, and location please paste our website into your browser: http://holytrinitytoronto.org/thechristmasstory.

Opening night is Friday Dec. 3 at 7:30 pm, and the show continues December 4 & 5, 10-12 and 17- 19. Friday performances are at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 4:30 and 7:30 pm, and Sunday matinees at 4:30 pm.

ACT Alliance Support Reaching Haiti

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) sent an initial grant of $15,000 for ACT’s Rapid Response Program. As of Monday, PWRDF has responded with an additional grant of $35,000.

News Update from ACT International

Geneva: In the chaos of aid distribution, ACT Alliance members are managing to get food, temporary shelter, water cleaning materials and expertise to the Haitian capital.

Read the full article at www.pwrdf.org

Housing activists remember three more homeless deaths in Toronto

A sombre memorial vigil marked by both song and silence commemorated three more homeless deaths in Toronto during the monthly vigil held Tuesday outside the Church of the Holy Trinity.

More than 30 people cupping candles that flickered in the cold morning air gathered in the courtyard of the Eaton Centre at noon, as they do on the second Tuesday of every month.

Full story

Multi-faith Dialogue on Homelessness

Interfaith Panel Discussion at the University of Toronto’s Multi-Faith Centre (569 Spadina Avenue, Toronto–northeast of the circle) on Sunday, November 29th, 2:00 to 4:00 PM.  Moderated by Sherman Hesselgrave.  Panelists:Imam Abdul Hai Patel, The Right Revd Terry Finlay, Rabbi Tina Grimberg, Nancy Dinnigan-Prashad, Pundit Eshwar Maharaj-Doobay.

Homeless memorial remembers those who died on the streets

By John Bonnar, Rabble.ca | August 15, 2009

They held candles, bowed their heads and observed a moment of silence for the men, women and children who died of homelessness in Toronto.

“This month we have no new names that must be added,” said the minister.

“Not that we know of anyway,” said one of the mourners.

“We pray this month we were spared more deaths,” added the minister.

On the second Tuesday of the month, they gather outside the Church of the Holy Trinity to mourn the dead. The Homeless Memorial, a small wooden structure near the steps to the entrance, contains over 600 names of those who have lived and died on the streets.

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