Palm Sunday launches Holy Week

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The importance of outreach: what we did in 2014

Outreach through contributions to community groups and to those in need is an important part of the pastoral life of the Parish. In 2014 the seven-member St. Barnabas outreach committee oversaw a range of projects, from donations to support local housing, to child sponsorship in India -- from gathering food donations and distributing Christmas baskets to -- more simply, but no less importantly -- inviting members of the community together for a monthly tea.

Ash Wednesday

Here is an excerpted recording of the service of Ash Wednesday, held February 18. The Mass setting is the Short Communion in the Phrygian Mode, by Charles Wood.

Canon Winters celebrates 90th birthday

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An Advent journey: from fear to hope

This article by Fr. Stewart Murray has been reprinted from Crosstalk, the newspaper of the Anglican Diocese of Ottawa.
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Hear two new works for the choir

The choir performed specially-commissioned settings of ‘O salutaris hostia’ and ‘Tantum ergo’ by Ottawa composer Gilles Leclerc at the Evensong service on November 16. These settings were written to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of St. Barnabas Parish.