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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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day – November 10, 2019 There is a beautiful poem called ‘In Flanders fields’, by the Canadian serviceman John McRae, which has for ever enshrined the image of the red poppy as a symbol of the carnage of the first world war.   McRae was born in Ontario, but had close ties here in Montreal, […]

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We too are to search

The Very Rev’d Bertrand Oliver, Dean and Rector of Christ Church Cathedral, Montreal Exodus 32: 7-14 I Timothy 1: 12-17 Luke 15: 1-10 ‘There will be more joy in heaven or in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents’. Early this week, I spent a few days at Christ Church […]

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Pay forward unconditional love

Pentecost 10 – Year C – 18 August 2019 Jer 23:23-29; Ps 82; Heb 11 :29-12 :2; Luke 10:25-37 “I came to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were already kindled! I have a baptism with which to be baptized, and what stress I am under until it is completed! Do […]

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Deut 30:9-14; Ps 25.1-10; Col 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37 “The word is very near to you; it is in your mouth and in your heart for you to observe” It’s been a busy few days in the life of the Anglican church of Canada, as the General Synod meets in Vancouver until Tuesday.  General Synod is […]

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