A few years ago, I went on pilgrimage to the Holy Land, where – with a group of 16 pilgrims – we travelled in the footsteps of Jesus, visiting places where he was born, grew up, lived and exercised his earthly ministry.  In the course of our journey, we followed his path towards his passion, […]

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An active silence

Yesterday, the Cathedral held a quiet day in the beautiful countryside surrounding  Brigham, in the Eastern Townships.  The setting could not have been more perfect.  Beautiful land, covered in pristine snow, a big sky at its best blue, a blazing sun shining the love of God throughout the day, and a beautifully converted barn, loaned […]

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Advent 1: Make ready

Advent 1 Year C – December 2, 2018 Jer 33.14-16; ps 25; 1 Thess 3.9-13; Luke 21.25-36 ‘May the Lord strengthen your hearts in holiness that you may be blameless before your God and Father at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints’. ‘You’ll see,’ they said.  ‘Sometimes it does not even […]

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Roll away the stone

All Souls –4 November 2018 @ 4 pm John 11.17-37; 38-45 – “I am the resurrection and the life, says the Lord. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die’ The story of the raising of Lazarus is both inspirational and […]

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Season of Creation

Pentecost 15 – 2 September 2018 / Season of Creation Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9; Psalm 150; James 1:17-27, Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 ‘This people honours me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me; in vain do they worship me, teaching human precepts as doctrines.’ I was recently having a conversation with someone working […]

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