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Homily For The Feast of the Epiphany

Posted on: January 7th, 2022

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD Isaiah 60: 1-6 / Psalm 72: 1-14 / Ephesians 3: 1-12 / Matthew 2:1-12 Bishop William Cliff in the January Church Paper “The Mustard Seed” (Diocese of Brandon) wrote:  “Epiphany … God has whisked back the curtain on the mystery of the little one born to be light in the darkness […]

Honoring God in Grace and Truth.

Posted on: November 26th, 2021

By Sr. Kathryn, SSJD. Rom 8.15-18 Ps 128 Matt 10.28-33 We remember today St Catherine of Alexandria. Her martyrdom took place during the reign of the emperor Maxentius at the beginning of the fourth century, not long before Christianity became legal. She was of noble lineage, very wealthy, beautiful, and had received the best education […]

The Reign of Christ

Posted on: November 21st, 2021

By Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD Daniel 7.9-10, 13-14               Psalm 93 Revelation 1.4b – 8           John 18.33-37 The liturgical year is a curious thing. We progress predictably from Advent to Christmas to Epiphany to Lent to Easter to Pentecost to what we now call “Ordinary Time.” And today is the last Sunday in Ordinary Time. But before we […]

Pursuing Peace, Justice and Love: A Homily on St. Hilda’s Day.

Posted on: November 21st, 2021

Click the link to view Sr. Kathryn’s Life Profession: By Rev. Joanne Davies. Peter said… “Look we have left everything and followed you. What then will we have?” Today we will hear Sister Kathryn giving her life – every faculty of body, mind and soul – to God’s service. To be utterly consumed in […]

Peace Is The Way

Posted on: November 12th, 2021

by Sr. Elizabeth Ann, SSJD There is a story told about Martin on his way into Amiens meeting a beggar who was almost naked.  Martin cut his soldier’s cloak in half and gave it to the beggar.  Later, Martin had a dream in which he saw Christ clothed in half a soldier’s cloak who said, […]

The Greatness of a Lion

Posted on: November 11th, 2021

By Sister Constance Joanna, SSJD Philippians 2.1-13; Matthew 16.13-19 The Letter to the Philippians and the Gospel from Matthew both declare who Jesus is – in Philippians, God who came to earth in humility, emptying himself of Godhead and greatness and living as a humble servant among humans – and in Matthew, the Messiah – […]

With God All Things Are Possible: the Path of Love and Self- Emptying.

Posted on: October 29th, 2021

By The Reverend Andrea Budgey Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 Psalm 90:12-17 Hebrews 4:12-16 Mark 10:17-31 In our Old Testament reading today, Amos channels God’s wrath against those who become rich through the exploitation of others: “because you trample on the poor and take from them levies of grain,” thunders Amos, “you have built houses of hewn […]

A Community of Equals.

Posted on: October 8th, 2021

By the Reverend William Whitla Genesis 2:18-24 Psalm 8 Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12     Mark 10: 2-16 +In the name of God, Creator, Word and Spirit, Amen This is agony day for preachers everywhere that the revised common lectionary is used. I know you love me, but why give me this difficult lesson on Divorce. I bet […]

Let The Children Come To Me.

Posted on: September 30th, 2021

By The Right Reverend Kevin Robertson Numbers 11: 4-6, 10-16, 24-29 Ps 19: 7-14 James 5: 13-20 Mark 9: 30-37 What a joy it is to finally be back with you again. I’ve missed you all very much and I’ve missed being here! I remember my last visit was February 29, 2020 for a Lenten […]