It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar


January 2007

St Timothy and St. Titus

Today is the Feast day of Sts. Timothy and Titus. These great friends of Paul were early disciples of the church who gave themselves to the development of the church. Most accounts of these two pioneers of the church describe... Continue Reading →

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

We are midway through The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. This year there are two events of significance for us St. Mark's by-the-Lake. On Sunday night past we had a great celebration of Justice and Peace with our friends... Continue Reading →

A end to Wrongdoing

Tonight at Campbell Baptist Church in Windsor the second part of a four parts series warning people of the “deadly threat of Islam” is about to get underway. In this series Pastor Don McKay hopes to make Christians and our... Continue Reading →

Prayer is the mother and daughter of tears

“Prayer is the mother and daughter of tears. It is an expiation of sin, a bridge across temptation, a bulwark against affliction. It wipes out conflict, is the work of angels, and is the nourishment of everything spiritual.”       - St. John... Continue Reading →

QE1, Sisinnius, and Gwen Paulton

On this day in 708 Sisinnius was elected pope. He reigned for only three weeks before he died. He is of interest to me because of how little was known about the man. What was known was that he had... Continue Reading →

Hatred is a terrible thing

St. Theresa's Prayer: May today there be peace within. May you trust God that you are exactly where you are meant to be. May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith. May you use those gifts... Continue Reading →

Orpheus Descending and Bob Visiting

Sorry about the four days of rest from the Blog! Yesterday our parish celebrated the Feast of the Epiphany. We were pleased to have Bishop Bob Bennett at church today. It was great for me at 10:30 AM as he Preached,... Continue Reading →

Syl Janisee – Contemplation poured out in Love.

On November 24, 2006 (American Thanksgiving) I wrote a blog focused on these words of Meister Eckert. “If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, "thank you," that would suffice.”  Those words were fresh in my mind... Continue Reading →

Can you Laugh in Heaven?

Today in history was a big one. On January 3, 1521, Pope Leo X issues the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem, which excommunicates Martin Luther from the Roman Catholic Church. Martin Luther had certainly by that time become a big... Continue Reading →

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