By Shannon, Assistant Coordinator of the Companions Program It’s Wednesday and the Companions and I have just finished our weekly discussion group. As I gather my tea and rise from my chair, I marvel for
by Jasmine, SSJD Companion Dietrich Bonhoeffer once described life to his friends as a polyphonic composition, with God’s love as the cantus firmus and our life stories as the counter-melody. All together they make
We are delighted to introduce the 2019-2020 Companions to you. Without further ado, please meet Jasmine, Kelsea and Florence. Hello, I am Jasmine, a music therapist and a companion at the Sisterhood of St. John
My fingertips are dipped in scorching water on the eve of the first snowfall.Dipped in holy water; cleansing vessels.Warmed by these tears, this ritual, and sacrament;frigid moments before.Purify me, O Holy One. Evening made its
These wandering tales and postings as a Companion have followed me through the gospel. Through Advent, in joyful expectation and the coming of the light. Birth has carried to term transformation; a new miracle. From
The Sisterhood of St. John the Divine is a contemporary expression of the religious life for women within the Anglican Church of Canada. We were founded in Toronto in 1884. Our Mother House, St. John’s Convent, continues to be in Toronto.