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Summoned by Holiness

By Sr. Anne, SSJD. Where were you when you were summoned by the holiness of God to serve? To serve God in some sort of ministry as yet unnamed? Did it take you a long

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Homily For The Feast of the Epiphany

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 …

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Honoring God in Grace and Truth.

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,

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The Reign of Christ

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

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Peace Is The Way

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

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The Greatness of a Lion

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

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A Community of Equals.

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

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