Today at St Barnabas

8:00 pm Compline
Photo of sanctuary during Gospel reading recessional, September 9, 2018

This Sunday

8:00 am

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, commonly called Candlemas
Colour: White
8:00 am Morning Prayer

8:30 am

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, commonly called Candlemas
Colour: White
8:30 am Low Mass BCP
Propers: p. 266

10:30 am

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, commonly called Candlemas
Colour: White
10:30 am Procession and Solemn High Mass BAS
Propers: p. 401
Malachi 3:1-4
Psalm 84:1-8
Hebrews 2:14-18
Luke 2:22-40

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Recent articles and announcements

Toward a Canadian Sacred Music Tradition -- poster for lecture by Stephanie Martin to be given on February 19.

Music plays an important role in worship at St. Barnabas. Join composer and organist Stephanie Martin as she explains the roots of a Canadian-made Anglo-Catholic musical tradition in a lecture in the parish hall on the evening of Feb. 19. 

Healey Willan emigrated from England to Canada in 1913, and from there began a long and prolific career as a composer of sacred works. (The parish choir performs many of Willan’s compositions, including numerous mass settings and motets throughout the year.) Stephanie herself is the former music director at Healey Willan’s own church, St. Mary Magdalene in Toronto, and her own works represent the state-of-the-art in Canadian sacred compositions. Come here her lay out a roadmap of influences from Willan to her own music in a 90-minute lecture...

Read more: A little music background from one of Canada's great sacred composers: free lecture

Upcoming special events and services

Sunday, February 2, 2020 - 10:30am

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple, commonly called Candlemas
Colour: White
10:30 am Procession and Solemn High Mass BAS
Propers: p. 401
Malachi 3:1-4
Psalm 84:1-8
Hebrews 2:14-18
Luke 2:22-40

Sunday, February 9, 2020 - 7:00pm

Poster for Feb. 9 evensong (all details in event description)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

Poster for music lecture (detail in event description)

A public lecture given by Stephanie Martin, composer and former Music Director at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Toronto.