This Sunday

10:30 am

Epiphany VI / Septuagesima
Colour: Green
10:30 am Solemn High Mass
Propers: p. 355
Jeremiah 17:5-10
Psalm 1
I Corinthians 15:12-20
Luke 6:17-26

Music of the Mass:

  •  The Mass of St. Thomas - Robert Fleming (1921-1976)  (Gloria and Creed - Merbecke)
  • Music at Communion:    Hymn #222 (Rendez à Dieu)
  • Ablutions Motet:    Here, O my Lord - Eleanor Daley (b. 1955)
  • Organ Music:    Five Liturgical Inventions - Victor Togni        1. Jesu Dulcis-Verbum Supernum;    Carillon - Herbert Murrill

Recent articles and announcements

By Rev. Canon Stewart Murray, Incumbent at St. Barnabas, Ottawa

In the midst of a busy morning, sitting in traffic, I was behind a car with a wonderful collection of bumper stickers. They ranged from one proudly proclaiming “this car climbed Mt. Washington” to a collection of stickers on the back window showing a family of Star Wars fans with a mom, a dad, two children and even the dog depicted as stormtroopers! But one sticker, rather faded and torn read “Wise men still seek Him.”

This refers, of course, to the story of the coming of the Wise Men to Jesus that we celebrate on Epiphany. This simple one line sticker speaks about the very human search for meaning and purpose and a longing to make sense of the crazy and wonderful world that we live in. 

The Gospel of...

Read more: The Wise Still Seek Him

By Rev. Canon Stewart Murray, Incumbent at St. Barnabas, Ottawa

One of the great treasures of our Anglican tradition that I have rediscovered in the last few years is the Great Litany in the Book of Common Prayer (BCP) and the Book of Alternative Services (BAS). At one time it was common to find a copy of the Litany in a separate book on a prayer desk, called a litany desk, in the sanctuary or nave of most churches. The BCP suggests that the Litany be used as a form of intercession and petition “at least once a month on a Sunday”. I remember as a chorister at St. Matthew’s learning to sing the Litany and finding it both tedious and fascinating as we prayed for the world and all sorts of people, from the Queen to women laboring of child, and for all in danger, necessity or...

Read more: The Great Litany

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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 7:30pm

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 5:30pm

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5:30 to 7 pm

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Children $5

Children under 5: free

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 7:30pm

Ash Wednesday – Holy Day of Obligation
7:30pm Solemn High Mass