News of Note

  • Fear of the Lord

    By Fr. Stewart Murray

    This article previously appeared in Crosstalk, the newspaper of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa

    Over the summer I began the task that I had long delayed of going through my books and making the hard decisions about what to keep and give away. As many of you know, such a task often takes much longer than planned. This can happen when you pick up a particular book and then begin to remember the people and the circumstances around which that book came into your possession. One such book for me was the first bible commentary that I was given back in high school; it had been inscribed with these words from the Book of Job ” Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.” (Job 28:28). Rereading the inscription prompted me to ask what does it mean to fear the Lord?

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  • Are you in our community? Join us for ‘Communitea’!

    Image of teacup

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    Now that fall has arrived again the Parish will be recommencing its longstanding tradition of monthly teas on the third Wednesday of each month. The teas are free to all in the community and will take place from 2pm to 3:30pm in the Parish Hall.

    Upcoming dates are:

    • October 21
    • November 18
    • December 16

    Each tea will have an interesting programme for all to enjoy.

  • Sounds from the choir’s Jazz Vespers appearance on June 7

    The choir has gone on summer break, but here are the musical selections of the Jazz Vespers service in which the parish choir participated, along with tenor saxophonist Richard Page, on June 7. The service took place at All Saints’ Westboro.

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This Sunday

October 11, 2015

High Mass BAS - Harvest Thanksgiving

Harvest Thanksgiving
Colour: White
10:30 am Solemn High Mass BAS
Propers: p. 396
Joel 2:21-27
Psalm 126 1-7
I Timothy 2:1-7
Matthew 6:25-33

Music of the Mass

  • Missa de Angelis – Plainsong
  • Offertory Motet: Glory, love, and praise – W.H. Harris (1883-1973)
  • Music at Communion: Sing to the Lord of Harvest – arr. Healey Willan (1880-1968)
  • Organ Music: Chorale Prelude “Nun freut euch, lieben Christen g’mein”,  (BWV 734) – J.S. Bach;  Postlude: Choral-Improvisationen on “Nun danket alle Gott”, Op. 65, No. 59, S. Karg-Elert (1877-1933)

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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Traditional Sunday Services:

  • 8:30 a.m. – Said Mass - Using the Book of Common Prayer
  • 10:30 a.m. – Solemn High Mass

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