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This Sunday

10:30 am

Colour: Green

10:30am  Solemn High Mass BAS

Propers: p. 368

Genesis 28:10-19a

Psalm 139:1-11, 22-23

Romans 8:12-15

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

Recent articles and announcements

By Rev. Canon Stewart Murray, Incumbent at St. Barnabas, Ottawa
(This article appears in the June edition of Crosstalk, the newspaper of the Diocese of Ottawa.)
Summertime is fast approaching, and I remember very vividly the excitement of the last day of school and the preparations for heading off to the cottage. Summer was a time of freedom from school and routines, and a time for adventure and fun at the beach. As a child, the days of summer seemed endless; there was never quite enough time to fit in everything we imagined we wanted to do.

It is only as I grew...

Read more: The Value of Time

By Rev. Canon Stewart Murray (published in the May 2017 Crosstalk, the newspaper of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa)

One of the challenges of writing a regular article for Crosstalk is the deadline for articles. This article for the May edition began to take shape at the beginning of March, in the depths of winter and at the beginning of Lent. It provided an opportunity to get out of my usual winter doldrums and think about Easter and spring. Like many Canadians, I am rather obsessed by the weather, not that I am a Weather Channel junkie, but I realize that interest in, talking about...

Read more: Growing into Christ

by Rev. Canon Stewart Murray

This article appears in the April issue of Crosstalk, the newspaper of the Diocese of Ottawa

On the surface the parables of Jesus are simple stories often drawn from the popular stories or everyday events of 1st-century Israel. They have the potential, however, to draw you into a conversation with the theme of the parable that can open up a deeper encounter with Jesus. I have been engaged in such a conversation with the parable of the Sower from the Gospels of St. Matthew 13:1-23 and Luke 8:1-15. I have always had an affinity with this story,...

Read more: Stony Ground