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Sunday Reflection

Sunday’s Reflection:  This is Jesus’ third resurrection appearance in Luke’s Gospel. The women find the empty tomb, but do not see Jesus (vv. 1-12). Jesus’ second resurrection appearance is to the two disciples on the road to Emmaus, an incident that … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection

Sunday’s Reflection:  If you would visit our online Anglican church calendar, the second Sunday of Easter is traditionally known as “Low Sunday”, this is the Octave Day of Easter and should be celebrated accordingly. After today’s liturgies, the dismissal ends with … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Vicar’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: This passage comes just after Jesus’ triumphal procession into Jerusalem, which we remember each year on Palm Sunday. In other words, we are beginning the most tragic chapter of Jesus’ life and ministry: his journey to the Cross. When … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Vicar’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: “But those who do what is true come to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that their deeds have been done in God”. John 3:21 Jesus’ conversation with Nicodemus leads into this passage about three related subjects: … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Vicar’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: “When have you been called to give up the pleasures of the moment for lasting things?” Mark 8:31-38 Jesus is straightforward in this passage – no sugar coating his fate. He will be rejected, suffer, die, and rise … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Vicar’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: Jesus spends forty days in the wilderness, surrounded by wild animals and tempted by Satan. However, before he enters the wilderness, he is baptized and given a concrete reminder of his identity as God’s Son and God’s Beloved, which … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Vicar’s Note

Sunday’s Reflection: In this scene, Jesus is talking with Elijah and Moses. In this moment of God’s glory revealed in the Transfiguration of Christ Jesus, as the disciples stood stunned and as Jesus spoke with Moses and Elijah, there is silence.  … Continue reading

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Sunday Reflection & Vicar’s Corner

Sunday’s Reflection: In this text from Mark, we see three important points about Mark’s Jesus and one of his important practices. First, we see Jesus’ authority at the beginning. Jesus is healing the sick and driving out demons. People want to … Continue reading

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Vicar’s Note & Sunday Reflection

Vicar’s Note: We give praise to God for the consecration of Bishop John Stephens. His grace will serve as Bishop-Coadjutor until the end of February 2021. On Sunday, Feb. 28th, Bishop John will be seated and installed as the 10th … Continue reading

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Celebrating 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Canada Every year, Christians around the world are invited to celebrate a Week of Prayer for the unity of all Christians, to reflect on scripture together, to participate in jointly-organized ecumenical services, and to share fellowship. The international resources for 2021 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity have been prepared by the Monastic Community of Grandchampin Switzerland, a group of religious sisters from different church traditions brought together by a common vocation of prayer, communitylife and hospitality and by their commitment to Christian unity. The 2021 theme – Abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit (John 15:5-9) – calls us to pray and to work for reconciliation and unity in thechurch, with our human family, and with all of creation. Drawing on the Gospel image … Continue reading

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