Bearing God’s image

201018 – Sermon for Pentecost 20 Year A Isaiah 45.1-7 – Psalm 96 – 1 Thess 1.1-10 – Matthew 22.15-22 The Very Rev’d Bertrand Oliver, Dean and Rector of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal ‘Give therefore to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s As I approach […]

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The Unconditional Grace of God

The Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost Philippians 1.21-30 – Matthew 20.1-16   The Very Rev’d Bertrand Oliver, Dean and Rector of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal ‘Take what belongs to you and go; I choose to give to this last the same as I give to you’ If there is something that super activists and driven people, […]

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A time of rest and reflection

Sermon for July 5, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost Romans 7.15-25a – Matthew 11.16-19, 25-30 Sermon on Facebook The Very Rev’d Bertrand Oliver, Dean and Rector of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. The days are long, the sun […]

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Footprints of the Living Stones

Sermon for Easter 5 Video on Facebook The Very Rev’d Bertrand Oliver, Dean of Montreal and Rector of Christ Church Cathedral ‘…like living stones, let yourselves be built into a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.’ When I was starting to explore my call […]

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Doing what is pleasing to the Lord

Try to find out what is pleasing to the Lord. Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. 22 March 2020 – Lent 4 – Year A Eph 5: 8-14 – Ps 23 – John 9: 1-41 Good morning everyone. It is good to see of all you today in […]

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Salt and Light

The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany Isaiah 58: 1-12 1 Corinthians 2: 1-16 Matthew 5: 13-20 The Very Rev’d Bertrand Oliver, Dean and Rector of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal

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Another kind of monarchy?

Reign of Christ B – November 24, 2019 Jeremiah 23:1-6 – Psalm 46 – Colossians 1:11-20 – Luke 23.33-43 It is that time of the year, and everyone seems to be talking about it.  The third season of the Crown is out on Netflix, and no news outlet is suddenly royalty free.  And even in […]

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