“You that are blessed by my Father…” Read today’s gospel scripture → Matthew 25:31-46 PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Christ_King_2020.mp3 Listen to this homily Jesus tells a story of a king who says, “When…

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13 November 2020       Dear Friends in Christ:   Numbers. It feels like we have been tracking a lot of numbers lately. Polling numbers. Ballot counts. Attendance stats. Online views. Financial data. But of course, the numbers we’ve all been watching closely, ever since the COVID-19 pandemic began, are the infection transmission rates.…

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Commentary for Pentecost XXIV 15 November 2020 Texts for this week are Judges 4.1-7, Psalm 123, 1 Thessalonians 5.1-11, and Matthew 25.14-30 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Hi! It’s good to see you. It’s always good to be together with people who are interested in scripture. How are you? How are your family…

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6 November 2020   Dear Friends in Christ,   It was years ago, but the memory of it still lingers. I was in my third year of seminary at Huron College. I was going through a pretty rough time. I was asked to meet with Don Irvine, the Dean of Theology. We met in his…

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Be watchful Be ready Read today’s gospel scripture → Matthew 25: 1-13 PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Pentecost-23A.mp3 Listen to this homily A woman wonders if her lamp will burn throughout the night. She wonders…

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Message of hope from the Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada Archbishop Linda Nicholls shares thoughts and reflections in this short video In this short video message, Archbishop and Primate Linda Nicholls reflects on the challenges we are facing as individuals and as a community of faith during this time of pandemic. The light on the…

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Commentary for Pentecost XXIII, 8 November 2020 The texts for this week are: Joshua 24:2-a, 14-25, Psalm 78.1-7, 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, and Matthew 25:1-13 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings For all commentaries on Sunday Scripture readings, click the <Explore Scripture> button on the home-page. I’m sitting on the edge of my seat. It’s…

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All Hallows’ — All Saints’ Day Read today’s gospel scripture → Matthew 5: 1-12 PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/All-Saints-2020-SMnA.mp3 Listen to this homily I imagine the splendour and the majesty that surrounds All…

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Commentary for All Saints’ Day, 1 November 2020 Texts for All Saints’ Day are Revelation 7:9-17, Psalm 34:1-10, 22, 1 John 3:1-3, and Matthew 5: 1-12 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings For all commentaries on Sunday Scripture readings, click the <Explore Scripture> button on the home-page. This year, the Feast of All Saints…

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The greatest commandment Read today’s gospel scripture → Matthew 22: 34-46 PLEASE NOTE: This homily contains direct and indirect references to the Gospel passage. Having it fresh in your mind will be helpful for understanding and reflection. https://anglicanchurchbuckhorn.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Pentecost-21-A.mp3 Listen to this homily I bet you might not know this but how many commandments do you…

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