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Maundy Thursday Homily

By Rev. David Brinton This evening we begin the celebration of the Christian Passover which will end at Evening Prayer on Sunday.  In these sacred three days we celebrate the memorial of events which took place

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By Sr. Elizabeth Ann, SSJD Are you familiar with the television game show, Jeopardy?  Alex Trebek, born in Sudbury*, ON, was its host for 37 years until his death in 2020.  In an interesting twist

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Palm Sunday Homily

By Rev. David Brinton OGS The meaning of Holy Week which begins today, is explained by St Paul in this way: “Christ Jesus, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality

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Make Them Golden

An excerpt from Reverend Bill Whitla’s March 6, 2022 homily. Deuteronomy 26: 1-11 / Ps 91: 1-2, 9-16 / Romans 10: 8b- 13 / Luke 4: 1-13 Right after his Baptism, Jesus is led by

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Homily for Epiphany 7C

By Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD Genesis 45.3-11,15      /      Psalm 37.1-12 / 1 Corinthians 15.36-38,42-50    / Luke 6.27-38 I find the readings this morning unusually challenging. They make us come to grips with some paradoxes and apparent contradictions

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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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