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The Holy Trinity

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

(published in the April issue of ‘Crosstalk’, the newspaper of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa)

The celebration of the Easter season concludes with the Ascension of Christ and the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. Many parish communities celebrate Pentecost with great fanfare and energy: birthday cakes, balloons and variations on the theme of ‘tongues of fire’.

Service schedule for Holy Week

Poster of Services for Holy Week, 2018

Here is a schedule of services for Holy Week 2018:

Palm Sunday: 25 March

  • 8 am Morning Prayer
  • 8:30 am Low Mass
  • 10:30 am Solemn High Mass

Monday 26 March

  • 9:30 am Morning Prayer
  • 10 am Mass

Tuesday 27 March

  • 9:30 am Morning Prayer
  • 10 am Mass
  • 8 pm Tenebrae

Wednesday 28 March

  • 4:45 pm Evening Prayer
  • 5:15 pm Mass

Maundy Thursday: 29 March

  • 7:30 pm Solemn Liturgy of Maundy Thursday

Good Friday: 30 March

In The Image

By L.K. O’Connor (published in the March 2018 issue of ‘Crosstalk’)

One Saturday in the fall of 2017 and one Saturday in January 2018, the doors of St. Barnabas, Ottawa opened to welcome artists to an art day called In the Image.

Lady Day

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

published in ‘Crosstalk’, January, 2018

St Barnabas 2017 Parish Survey

Vision Statement

St. Barnabas is a vibrant community called to be Christ’s presence in worship and ministry.

Mission Statement – How we live out our vision

To provide faithful Anglo-Catholic worship and education
To equip the people of God for ministry in the world
To be a visible and tangible presence of Christ in the wider Community

(Adopted 2008)

A Fresh Look at Advent

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

published in ‘Crosstalk’, November 2017

The season of Advent, the first four weeks at the beginning of the Church’s liturgical year, often get lost in the rush to Christmas. However, unlike Lent – which still holds a unique place in our spiritual lives – Advent is like an eccentric relative who comes to family dinners but we are not sure what to do with them.