You are witnesses to these things photo – W Glenn Empey 2011 Third Sunday of Easter Sunday Get today’s readings Watch Video During the coverage of Prince Philip’s Funeral, I was struck by an expression Lloyd Robertson used to describe the moment-sea-change.   What an apt expression, I thought—a tribute to a Naval Officer and…

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Commentary for the Third Sunday of Easter The texts for the coming Sunday:  Acts 3:12-19, Psalm 4, 1 John 3:1-7, and Luke 24:36b-48. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for the Third Sunday of Easter The texts for this Sunday: Acts 3:12-19, Psalm 4, 1 John 3:1-7, and Luke 24:36b-48. By Father Doug…

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Learning from Thomas photo – W Glenn Empey 2019 Second Sunday of Easter Sunday Get today’s readings Watch Video Thomas gets a bad rap. And Thomas is a lot like you and I. And he’s way more like the rest of the disciples than many a homily or sermon over the centuries has ever acknowledged.…

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A Message of Condolence to Queen Elizabeth II on the death of HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Archbishop Linda Nicholls sends condolences and prayer from Canada A Message of Condolence to Queen Elizabeth II on the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Archbishop Linda Nicholls sends condolences and prayer from Canada…

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Commentary for the Second Sunday of Easter The texts for the coming Sunday:  Acts 4:32-35, Psalm 133, 1 John 1:1-2:2, and John 20:19-31 By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for the Second Sunday of Easter The texts for this Sunday:  Acts 4:32-35, Psalm 133, 1 John 1:1-2:2, and John 20:19-31. By Father Doug…

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The Anglican Journal — April highlights April issue shares stories of resurrection, hope for the future The Anglican Journal — April highlights April issue shares stories of resurrection, hope for the future By Staff Writers April 2021 marks the second Easter celebrated during the COVID-19 pandemic, after a year of widespread lockdowns, social distancing and…

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Easter Sunday The Sunday of the Resurrection Easter Sunday Watch Video On Palm Sunday, I spoke about the cycles in the Church year. And I spoke about the cycles that are part of each of our lives. There are transitions from the happy expectation of a Palm Sunday to the unknown of Gethsemane, to the…

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Commentary for Easter The texts:  Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, and Mark 16:1-8. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Commentary for Easter The texts:  Acts 10:34-43, Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29, 1 Corinthians 15:1-11, and Mark 16:1-8. By Father Doug Woods Get the readings Well, we’re finally there:  Easter comes on Sunday.  Do…

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Good Friday Good Friday Holy Week The glory of Easter is the heart of the Christian gospel. It is the centre of the Church’s faith and worship. In the earliest days of the Church it was the only Christian festival: an annual celebration, in one act, of Christ’s life, death, resurrection, ascension, and his sending…

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Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday Notes for Homily, Maundy Thursday 2021   Our liturgy tonight for Maundy Thursday speaks for itself.     It was on this very night that Our Lord Jesus Christ shared his Last Supper with the disciples.     It was from this very night that we have the Holy Eucharist.  …

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