Today at St Barnabas

2:00 pm CommuniTea
4:45 pm Evening Prayer
5:15 pm Mass BCP
St. Barnabas sanctuary

This Sunday

10:30 am

Nativity of St. John the Baptist
Colour: White
10:30 am Solemn High Mass BAS
Propers: p. 410
Isaiah 40:1-11
Psalm 85:7-13
Acts 13:14b-26
Luke 1:57-80

Recent articles and announcements

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

Summer is fast approaching and after a long winter we are looking forward to enjoying the wonder and beauty of God’s creation in all its splendour that is Summer in Canada.  For many, Summer is a time of holidays from school and work and of a slower pace of life. In our Church communities many of the regular programmes and activities are reduced or put on hold until September.  I remember well the lazy days of Summer as a child when Summer seemed to be almost endless and the worries of homework and regular routines were put aside. This change of pace brings a gift of time and the opportunities to refresh our spiritual lives as well.  

An opportunity that I enjoy while on holidays is going to different Churches...

Read more: Summer -- a time for relaxation and spiritual exploration

Here is a complete recording of the Evensong and Solemn Benediction held April 15:

  1. Organ Music: Sarabande for the Morning of Easter – Herbert Howells;
  2. Opening Sentence; Preces and Responses: Prayer Book, p. 20 - Sarum Plainsong;
    Psalm 23 (Dominus regit me) - Tone VIII.1 (BCP p. 356)
  3. First Lesson: Deuteronomy 4: 25-40
    Office Hymn: 157 “He is risen, he is risen” (All Saints)
  4. Magnificat: Evening Service - Ēriks Ešenvalds (b. 1977)
  5. Second Lesson: Revelation 20
  6. Nunc Dimittis: Evening Service - Ēriks Ešenvalds
  7. Creed, Versicles, and Responses: ...
Read more: Listen again: Evensong and Solemn Benediction, April 15, 2018

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

in May 2018 issue of ‘Crosstalk,' the newspaper of the Angican Diocese of Ottawa

The season after Pentecost or Trinity is called by some the long season of the green. They are referring, of course, to the colour of the church year that we will use until Advent. During the Easter season, we have had almost a riot of colours – white, gold, and red – but for the next six months, it will be the Wearing of the Green!

In the wisdom of our tradition, green is seen as the colour of growth and renewal. In our part of the world, following Easter, we enter the glorious time of spring after a long and sometimes dreary winter. I know I look forward to seeing the fresh green of the budding leaves on the trees and of...

Read more: The Wearing of the Green

Upcoming special events and services

Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 10:00am

10am - 2pm

The church will be open to all artists (photographers, painters, writers, poets, embroiderers, sketch artists...).