It's Just Kevin's Corner

Thoughts from a Canadian Vicar


July 2007

Wlliam Wilberforce

William Wilberforce was a British parliamentarian and social activist who was chief among abolitionist in the 1700’s and worked hard to end the Slave Trade. Yesterday, July 29th, was the day of his commemoration in the church’s calendar.  Wilberforce was... Continue Reading →

Lift High the Cross

Lift High the Cross, the love of Christ Proclaim! Till all the world adore His sacred name.   Yesterday Al Oakley, Jerry Pardy and Bob Cooper spent the day doing some major repairs around the church. The first order of... Continue Reading →


UPDATE I just spoke to Mother - The Party is ON! She is receiving Messages that you have kindly sent and I will continue to send along for the next few hours. MOM is really enjoying them We are attending the... Continue Reading →

Happy 75th Birthday Mom

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.  ~Spanish Proverb Today is my Mother’s 75th Birthday. I am sad to say that I cannot be with the family who will be assembled together to celebrate this great occasion.... Continue Reading →

It was so good, so very good!

Yesterday I had the pleasure of playing Golf at the ERCA (Essex Region Conservation Authority) golf tournament I support of local conservation efforts and wilderness protection. I offer many thanks to the Charltons (Mark and Sally) for making my day... Continue Reading →

Custodians and Saints

When I began reading the Custodian of Paradise I thought the title was a reference to the main character – since she takes up residence early in the book, on a deserted Island off the South Coast of Newfoundland. I... Continue Reading →

A Magical Rock

St. Declan – July 24 Today marks the feast day of St. Declan, patron of Ardmore, Ireland. Declan does not receive the same attention as another Irish Saint, Patrick, but Declan too was instrumental in the development and growth of the... Continue Reading →

Custodian of Paradise

I am back at it after a few days to visit Catherinanne and enjoy Quebec City. I left on Thursday Morning and came back on Sunday morning for the 10:30 Mass – (I am told I made the longest commute... Continue Reading →

Summer Church

Summer is a great time to take in so much – it is an excellent time to understand the wonder and beauty of God’s creation. So much so that often we get caught up in it all so much that... Continue Reading →

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