Buye Blog

A blog about the relationship between the Diocese of Edmonton and the Diocese of Buyé in Burundi. The Venerable Alan T. Perry, Executive Archdeacon in the Diocese of Edmonton, has written a blog about his time in Buyé. If you would like to read his reflections on his time in our sister diocese, please click here to visit his blog.

Inside All Saints Cathedral

Cathedral Impressions from a Member of All Saints:       Step off the 103rd Street sidewalk into All Saints’ Cathedral and you could find yourself gazing up into the space above you. Pillars of copper support a canopy like ceiling. To your right banners hang down that depict apocalyptic scenes from the book of Revelations portrayed with elegance in … Read More

Jeremy Spurgeon Receives Bishop’s Award

Congratulations to Jeremy Spurgeon who has just become the initial recipient of the Diocese of Edmonton Excellence in Music Award. This award was presented to Jeremy at the opening of Diocesan Synod, 24 Apr 2015, and was given in recognition of his outstanding ministry in the diocese. Jeremy has been the organist and music director at All Saints for 35 years … Read More

Litany of Reconciliation

Following the bombing of Coventry Cathedral in 1940, Provost Howard had the words “Forgive Forgive” inscribed on the wall behind the Altar of the ruined building. These words are used as the response in the Coventry Litany of Reconciliation, which is prayed in the new Coventry Cathedral every weekday at noon and around the world on Friday at noon by … Read More

Choke Cherry Trees

Landscaping at All Saints! Being a very urban and very downtown church we do not have much room for landscaping! However we do our best: we have a strip of earth along the south wall that blooms every summer and recently we have had two new additions to the space on the north west side, a yard we share with … Read More

All Saints Partner Parish

All Saints Edmonton has a partner parish in Burundi called “All Saints Buyé”. All Saints’ Buyé is nine kilometers from the city of Ngozi, Burundi. Read more about our sister parish here.