Special Event

Lenten Study: Why Beauty Matters

Tuesday evenings in Lent from 7pm to 8:30pm. 

February 20 and 27

March 6, 13 and 20

Using the video presentations of Roger Scruton, we will explore such themes as:

  • Time, death and eternity
  • Why beauty matters
  • On moral relativism
  • On religion as an inextricable aspect of the human condition
  • The true, the good, and the beautiful
  • The religion of rights

Each session is self contained. Come to one or all of them. Refreshments provided.

Information/Registration: 613-232-6992

Solemn Evensong and Benediction


Psalm 32 (Beati, quorum) - Tone VI

Evening Service in B minor (T. Tertius Noble, 1867-1953)

O Lord, the maker of al thing (John Joubert, b. 1927)

Ave verum corpus (William Byrd, 1543-1623)

Organ music: Psalm Prelude, Set 1, No. 1 (Herbert Howells, 1892-1982); Epilogue in D minor (Healey Willan, 1880-1968)

In the Image: an art day at St Barnabas


Are you a photographer? Do you love to sketch with pencil or charcoal? Are you someone who likes to paint or write, looking for peaceful beauty and inspiration? Or perhaps you would like to try any of these arts for the first time in a calm environment?

Our Byzantine-Romanesque-inspired church building is sure to stir your imagination, with sweeping architectural lines, icons, carvings, flowers, organ pipes, stained-glass windows, and more.