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Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar

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June 2007

The Urgency of Doing


Leonardo da Vinci  said, “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” This comes to mind today as I reflect upon events of this... Continue Reading →

A BIG Day at St. Mark’s


St. Mark’s by-the-Lake is a truly remarkable parish. Today we launched “Raising the Roof: Draw the Circle Wide” – our campaign towards our future growth and expansion. Our Goal for parishioner pledges and contributions is $400 000. Are you ready... Continue Reading →

Raising the Roof – Draw the Circle Wide


The Feast of the Birth of St. John the Baptist is a big day at St. Mark’s by-the- Lake this year. Tomorrow June 24, we will share together in our annual parish picnic – but what is even more exciting... Continue Reading →

At One with God


Just as in earthly life lovers long for the moment when they are able to breathe forth their love for each other, to let their souls blend in a soft whisper, so the mystic longs for the moment when in... Continue Reading →

Gerbera Daisies


Each year our parish takes part in a project that assists the people of Haiti. Through St. Greg’s we are pleased to offer Gerbera Daisies – Beautiful plants – and all proceeds of the sale go directly to assist project... Continue Reading →

Coughing Badly


“My dear doctor, I’m surprised to hear you say that I am coughing very badly, because I have been practicing all night.” John Philpot Curran In the middle of last week I developed a cold and thought it might go... Continue Reading →

Two Scholars


When Catherinanne and I moved to Tecumseh in the fall of 1998, one of the first families we got to know was the Marcottes – Donna and Jerry and there 4 kids, Meagan, Adam and the twins Erin and Emily.... Continue Reading →

Humble Leadership


I have had several conversations over these past couple of weeks centered on the idea of leadership/power, especially as it relates to the church. Interesting conversations indeed, that have opened many paths in my mind that all lead to the... Continue Reading →

Reflection on “Thoughts in Progress.”


My colleague and Nephew The Reverend John Hounsell-Drover has a blog entitled “Thoughts in Progress.” I like that title and I like his blog! John is Priest and Rector at St. Mary’s Church is Corner Brook.  Among the storehouse of... Continue Reading →

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