Rethinking saints

All Saints Revelation 7:9-17- Psalm 34.1-10- 1 John 3:1-3– Matthew 5.1-12 The Very Rev’d Bertrand Oliver, Dean and Rector ‘When he is revealed, we will be like him, for we will see him as he is.’ Today, we are celebrating the Feast of All Saints – we have already sung familiar hymns of the season, […]

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Embodying God’s Love Through Action

All Saints Luke 6: 20-31 The Very Rev’d Bertrand Oliver, Dean and Rector Last weekend, a small group from the Cathedral spent some time on retreat at the Cistercian Abbey of Rougemont, in Montérégie.  Rougemont is known as the capital of apples, and we were able to enjoy the vast orchards surrounding the Abbey and […]

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Seeing the Saints

All Saints Day I John 3:1-3; Ps 34 Matt 5:1-12 Rev. Dr. Deborah Meister On November 1st, 1997, I spent the evening at a choir rehearsal, practicing the pieces of music which we would sing for All Saints Sunday. We sang There is a Balm in Gilead (my stepfather’s favorite spiritual) and Stanford’s setting of […]

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