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A bright future ahead for Cape Breton’s Stone Church

Five years of perseverance paid off for a local group working to save the St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church in…

Church buildings repurposed to serve an aging population

I recently visited an old heritage church building in Brampton, ON that was wasting away from neglect, unoccupied and in…

How the arts thrive in Montreal faith buildings

The Faith & the Common Good’s Leading and Learning team (this time with the sub-in of the amazing Erika Hennebury)…

5 Places of Faith Revitalized for Today and Tomorrow

The challenges facing historic places of faith are daunting, yet across the country congregations and communities are finding creative new…

Faith buildings working to enhance the visual arts: Philadelphia (part two)

Today I’m continuing my exploration of Faith/Arts Cohabitation with a quick tour of two great spaces in Philadelphia. In October…

Faith communities provide arts groups with much needed space

On an unseasonably warm (22 degrees!) November evening, myself and my partners from ArtsBuild Ontario and Toronto Arts Council set…

Why Faith Groups and Arts Groups Should Cohabitate

Playwright Marcus Youssef upon accepting this year’s Siminovitch Prize for playwriting gave a speech that clarified my interest in the…

This Place Matters Alum Update: Friends of the Kentville Library

The Town of Kentville, NS, has a lot to be proud of. This past Saturday, they celebrated the opening of…

A Hope and a Prayer for Places of Faith

The following is a transcript of Natalie Bull’s speech at the Walrus Talks Spirituality, presented by the Walrus and the…