The church’s excellent acoustic will once again be put to good use during the Music and Beyond festival, which runs July 4 to 17. Here is a full list of the concerts to be hosted at St. Barnabas this year:
This article appears in the June issue of Crosstalk, the newspaper of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa.
I have had a great love of the psalms since my days of singing as a chorister in the choir at St. Matthew’s Ottawa. Even as a young boy singing the psalms caught my imagination. I think this was partly because they were meant to be sung or at least read aloud to get a feel for the meaning of the words and images that they employ. I have often wondered if they would have been so meaningful if I had simply read the words on the pages of the Prayer Book.
The Parish’s annual pig roast will take place on June 25 this year in the Parish Hall. Chef Adrian will once again roast the pig in question, and Sharon Philips will provide a fully catered and very plentiful meal. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for children five to 12, and free for children under five. Tickets are available from Fr. Stewart Murray.