Publications

“Inspired by Spirit: Teaching Theological Students to Pray” Presence Journal of Spiritual Directors International, Vol.21, No 1., March 2015, page 19-24.

Cover Art Piece for Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction, Vol 20, No1, March 2014.

“Maker of All: Healing Creation.” Seven daily reflections for Week Six of Lent.
Rising with the Morning Star: Daily Reflections for Lent. Ed. Betty Lynn Schwab. The United Church of Canada, 2010. Pages 80-93. United Church Publishing House, Toronto, Canada.

“How Beautiful are the Feet!” Presence Journal of Spiritual Directors International, Vol.14, No 2., June 2008, page 24-27.

“Dementia, My Father’s Final Gift!” The Journal of Pastoral Care Vol. 61, Spring-Summer 2007, No.1-2, pages 135-136.

“A Little Adventure – Called Life” The Journal of Pastoral Care Vol. 58, No. 1-2, Spring/Summer 2004, pages 113-115.

“Ordinary things… of Enormous Value!” The Journal of Pastoral Care Vol. 56, No. 2, Summer 2002, pages 175-178.

“Remarriage and Reconciliation.” The Practice of Ministry in Canada Vol. 17, No.1, February 2000, Pages 10-12.

“Dialogue: On Dying with Cystic Fibrosis.” Humane Health Care International, Vol. 13, No. 4, 1997, the Final Edition. Pages 150-152.

“Pastoral Perspectives in Intensive Care: Experiences of Doctors and Nurses with Dying Patients.” The Journal of Pastoral Care Vol. 51, No. 3, Fall 1997, pages 271-281.

“Over-treatment: Its Effects on Nurses and Doctors in the Intensive Care Unit.” The Official Journal of the Canadian Association of Critical Care Nurses Vol. 8, No. 2, Summer 1997, Pages 12-15.

“A Piece of My Heart: A Chaplain’s Perspective on Cystic Fibrosis.” Humane Health Care International Vol. 13, No. 2, Summer 1997, Pages 22-23.

“Strangers in a Strange Land: Pastoral Care in a Multi-Faith Setting,” Ontario Multifaith News and Information in Spiritual and Religious Care, (OMNI) Spring 1997, Page 6.

“Decision Making by Default: Experiences of Physicians with Dying Patients in Intensive Care.” Humane Health Care International Vol. 12, No. 4, Nov. 1996, pages 168-172.

Caring for the Dying: Choices and Decisions A paper approved for discussion in the Congregations of the United Church of Canada Prepared by Task-Group which was chaired by Rev. Anne Simmonds.

“The Chaplain’s Role in Bioethical Decision Making.” Health Care Management Forum Vol. 7, No. 4, Winter 1994, Pages 5-10.

“The Chaplain as a Spiritual and Moral Agent, Strengthening the Process of Bioethical Decision Making.” Humane Medicine Vol. 10, No. 2, April 1994, Pages 103-107.

 

MEDIA APPEARANCES

United Church Observer: January 2006 – “Healthy in Body and Spirit.” Article reports on several small groups which Anne facilitated while on staff at Rosedale United Church, Toronto.

CBC Radio: AS IT HAPPENS – February 1997. I presented my research and thesis “Reflections on Life and Death in a Technological Society: Experiences of Doctors and Nurses with Dying Patients in Intensive Care” to a conference in St John’s Newfoundland.

Vision TV: Interviewed for SKYLIGHT on the state of the health care system in Ontario – February 1997.

 

SPIRIT CONNECTION (United Church of Canada Programme)

• November 1996: part of a panel in a ‘town hall’ discussion on Euthanasia.

• March 1996: subject of a short documentary filmed on the site of my ministry and pastoral services at the Wellesley Hospital, Toronto.

• Winter 1994: Interviewed on Euthanasia.

• Spring 1991: Interviewed regarding Health Care.

 

Facilitator, Educator, Counsellor, Artist