5 Places of Faith Revitalized for Today and Tomorrow

By Robert Pajot, Project Leader, Regeneration, National Trust for Canada The challenges facing historic places of faith are daunting, yet across the country congregations and communities are finding creative new uses and partnerships to revitalize these important landmarks. Solutions are being found that work in specific contexts, whether a busy downtown street corner, a suburban … More 5 Places of Faith Revitalized for Today and Tomorrow

Faith communities provide arts groups with much needed space

By Guest Blogger Kendra Fry, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts, and Faith and the Common Good On an unseasonably warm (22 degrees!) November evening, myself and my partners from ArtsBuild Ontario and Toronto Arts Council set out on a walk across Philadelphia to Christ Church Neighbourhood House. This was the first … More Faith communities provide arts groups with much needed space

Why Faith Groups and Arts Groups Should Cohabitate

By Guest Blogger Kendra Fry, Trinity-St. Paul’s Centre for Faith, Justice and the Arts, and Faith and the Common Good Playwright Marcus Youssef upon accepting this year’s Siminovitch Prize for playwriting gave a speech that clarified my interest in the intersection of faith communities with the broader community. Youssef wrote about his interest in points … More Why Faith Groups and Arts Groups Should Cohabitate