Socks and Sustenance: The Why Of It

Every January, the Social Service Society collects socks to hand out at the End-of-the-month Lunch, which now serves some 240 men and women nine months of the year. January is the toughest one, coming after Christmas, which, while tough enough for many folks, also sees the distribution of some extra goodies

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More love, not less.

On June 10th the Quebec parliament passed bill 64 putting in place the Quebec long-gun registry.  How on earth the Federal government got rid of the federal registry in 2012 is beyond my comprehension.   I would of course go much further: I can see no reason at all why any

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Time to get out of the marriage business.

Marriage is a holy estate and a gift of God in creation, but, unlike love, marriage is not a necessary part of Christian life.  The Anglican Church does not teach that marriage is a Gospel sacrament and in some provinces the Church canonically marries unbaptised couples.  Jesus didn’t marry and

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A Lenten Leave-taking

When I first realized that my family’s move would require me to leave Christ Church Cathedral in the middle of Lent, I was both personally and liturgically disappointed. Personally, I was sorry to miss the Cathedral’s beautiful Holy Week and Easter services by just a few weeks (although I am

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Nuit Blanche 2016

Entrez, recueillez-vous, allumez un lampion, rechauffez-vous, buvez un chocolat équitable, reposez-vous Come inside, light a candle, warm up, have a fair trade hot chocolate, be still Programme Nuit blanche 27 février Cathédrale Christ Church Cathedral cliquez ici pour « Un Concert pour la Veille de la Nuit Blanche » All

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It is Lent

It is Lent. We prepare for Christ’s death and resurrection by turning to God in fasting, in prayer, and in acts of generosity. Let us set aside things that distract us from what is good and holy in God’s sight. Create in me a clean heart, O God. Let us

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