Liturgical Easter Hangover


It was great to get the liturgical Easter hangover out of the way this morning. What was that? What am I talking about?  Oh – well, that is what I call this Sunday. It is like we have… Read More

A Big Announcement regarding April 20th


  The other day I was privileged to have a tour of the Eastwood Salvation Army Citadel and was impressed with what they have to offer, particularly in the way of outreach to the community around them. The… Read More

Hockey Losses


I note here three significant events from the Hockey world last evening: 1.       THE LEAFS       The Toronto Maple Leafs were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. This is the 3rd consecutive year that TO has not made the playoffs.  Today I… Read More

Meister Eckhart


Lest yestreday’s blog left you with the impression that the Church of England in its’ persecution of Roman Catholics in the 1500s is alone in its ability to miss thepoint, I bring you today’s tidbit of interesting history. Aparently, there… Read More

St. Margaret of Clitherow


Today in the Roman Catholic Church is a feast day for St. Margaret of Clitherow. Now This is what http://www.catholic.org has to say about Margaret.   St. Margaret Clitherow was born in Middleton, England, in 1555, of protestant… Read More

Jubilate Deo, Omnis Terra


[There are highlights of this great weekend found on Youtube. You can view this video by clicking here]   At Easter, when we were in seminary, the late great George Black would have us sing a wonderful Taize… Read More

A Great Youth Vigil


Tonight Catherinanne and I were privileged to be present for a portion of the Youth Vigil at the church. Jane had a block of the vigil time slotted off for the young people to come out and be… Read More

Jesus – Not Rational


Today we celebrate [if that is the right word] Good Friday. We mark the most painful day in the three day journey called the Triduum. The liturgy is a beautiful reflection of the sacrifice of Jesus and the… Read More

Maundy Thursday


From John’s gospel tonight is Chapter 13 verse 34; "Mandatum novum do vobis ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos" ("A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you"). It is… Read More

On being Godparent


Above all else, know this:  Be prepared at all times for the gifts of God and be ready always for new ones. For God is a thousand times more ready to give than we are to receive.                                                                           –… Read More

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