News of Note

  • Invitation to become more engaged, deepen relationship

    By Rev. Canon Stewart Murray
    This article appears in the February edition of Crosstalk, the monthly newspaper of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa

    The decorations and music of the Christmas celebrations have only just begun to fade away when we are once again invited into the annual journey of Lent. The Christmas and Epiphany colours of gold and white are replaced with the somber purple of Lent and the joyful singing of Alleluias is put aside until Holy Saturday and the triumph of the Resurrection. But we must not let the joy of Christmas leave us as we enter the 40 days of Lent. To fully understand the wonder of Christmas and the incarnation of Jesus Christ, we need to see them in the light of the events of Holy Week and Good Friday. For the incarnation of the living God in human form is the first step in the plan of a loving Father who seeks to bring healing, love, and mercy into our troubled world. The events of Christmas were God’s response to the prayers and the cries of our hearts in the midst of the brokenness of our lives.
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  • Parish to host blanket exercise to re-enact the effects of colonization on aboriginal peoples — and to promote empathy

    On Sunday, February 26, the Parish will host an event designed to promote greater understanding of the plight of aboriginal peoples through centuries of colonization. The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches the history of Indigenous rights that we’re rarely taught. Developed in response to the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, which recommended education on Canadian-Indigenous history as one of the key steps to reconciliation, the Blanket Exercise covers over 500 years of history in a one and a half hour participatory workshop.
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This Sunday

February 26, 2017

High Mass BAS - Last Sunday of Epiphany

Last Sunday of Epiphany
Colour: Green
10:30 am Solemn High Mass BAS
Propers: p. 288, 2nd Collect p. 281
Genesis 15:1-12, 17-18
Psalm 27
Philippians 3:17- 4:1
Luke 13::31-35

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