How far will you go with Jesus?

Palm Sunday The Venerable Ralph Leavitt, Honorary Associate Priest – do you get excited by Palm Sunday? Why? – is it the joy of the procession of palms with shouts of praise?                            Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord                            Hosanna in the highest – is it the thrill of […]

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Palm Sunday

Matthew 21.1-6; Philippians 2:5-11; Psalm 31:9-16; Matthew 26:14–27:54 The news these past ten days brought into sharp relief once again the plight of those who are looking for a better life for themselves and their families, away from fear, persecution, poverty and death. First a surprise announcement of a long-discussed deal between the Canadian and […]

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The Voice of the Crowd

Palm Sunday 2022 Luke 19:28-40; Phil 2:5-11 Psalm 31:9-16; Luke 22:14-23:56 The Rev’d Dr. Deborah Meister, ODM Each year, it gets harder for me to hear the Passion read. When I was younger, I was able to situate it historically: as something that had happened at the time of Jesus, as something which happened from time […]

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Choosing to become small

Palm Sunday, 2020 Matt 21:1-11; Ps 31:9-16 Phil 2:5-11; Matthew’s Passion The Rev’d Dr. Deborah Meister Wondering what to say to you today, I remembered something from when I was a small child. Each year, my mother or my father would take me to the big Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City. My dad […]

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