Re-Imagining the Texts

Last Sunday we welcomed Fr. Bob Holmes to St Aidan’s as our preacher. Bob is a Basilian monastic, and longtime member of Christian Peacemaker Teams. He has been involved in peace and justice work all over the world, and here in Canada. Bob spoke to us about how...

Active, Holy Waiting

Advent 1 – December 2018 By Lucy Reid Advent is about waiting: waiting for Christmas and our celebration of the birth of Jesus; waiting for the coming of the reign of God on earth (sometimes called the Second Coming); waiting for hope, peace, joy and love to...

Birth Pangs and Death Throes

One of the things I enjoy reading or watching on TV is British murder mysteries. It’s not so much the murder itself that’s of interest to me, it’s the unraveling of a puzzle, and coming to understand the thoughts and emotions of the people involved. So one night David...

A Dickens of an Evening

Sunday December 2nd, at 7 pm. A creative re-telling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, to reflect issues of poverty and greed in our own day. Performance is in the church. Tickets are $20 (children under 12 free) and are available from the parish office or...

Crying Out for Healing

October 28, 2018 A meditative re-telling of the gospel reading: Mark 10: 46-52 They came to Jericho. As Jesus and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. When he heard that it was...