Tuesday Word: National Aboriginal Day

We are pleased to welcome again this year Stanley Salopree for our celebration of National Aboriginal Day of Prayer this Sunday June 25th, 2017 (9:30am!).  Stanley is from the Dene Tha’ community of Meander River…Continue reading

Tuesday Word – the Land

Hi Friends, On Sunday I shared a bit of my story of how I have come to think of the body of Christ in Canada – how the Christian church is yet divided across cultural…Continue reading

Tuesday Word: This Week

How is this week different than any other. In a way, it is not.  The world follows the same pattern of turning towards the sun, and we generally keep similar structures to our day. And…Continue reading

Tuesday Word: Confession

This last Sunday we dwelt on St. Paul’s letter to the Roman’s (chapter 8) and how he acknowledges there our “disordered human inclinations” (New Jerusalem Translation).  He likewise encourages us to live “in the Spirit”…Continue reading

Tuesday Word: Humility Etched in Community

You may have heard me mention st. Benedict recently.  The legacy and teaching of his Rule (guide of monastic life) is the focus of our Thursday night sessions (6-7pm) and in my research, I have…Continue reading

Tuesday Word: A Meditation for Shrove Tuesday

1. It is a rule in our world that without death there is no life.  Literally.  If all our ancestors were still alive, the world’s finite resources would have been consumed long ago.  Fungi, worms,…Continue reading

Tuesday Word: Courage

This Sunday, we looked at a difficult reading for modern ears (Matthew 5:21-37) and talked about some ways to approach such a reading. One thing to do is to explore what makes the reading difficult. -is…Continue reading