St Matthew - St Aidan

the church in town -- Buckhorn Ontario -- Sundays 10 am

the church in town -- Buckhorn Ontario -- Sundays 10 am

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There are angels

There are angels A message for Christmas Eve from Father Glenn There are angels.   Especially on this holy night, there are angels.   On other nights we may not see them, but there are angels just the same. On other days, we may not see them, but they are there. We may not even…

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Purses for Cameron House at Christmas

Purses at Christmas for women of Cameron House Thanks to many parishioners, 20 purses filled with toiletries were delivered to Cameron House For two years, one of the local programmes that St Matthew – St Aidan supports locally is Cameron House in Peterborough. Currently 20 women are resident in the facility that provides lodging and shelter…

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Christmas message from Archbishop

Christmas Message — Archbishop reflects on gifts The Most Rev’d Colin Johnson shares thoughts on gifts,  Christmas and looking ahead “It is a privilege and an honour to have served this great diocese for 41 years, and also to have served as the Bishop of Moosonee and Metropolitan of the province,” Archbishop Colin Johnson said at…

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Christmas in Buckhorn

Experience Christmas Eve in a quaint, little country church Carol favourites, festive music with The Kraus Family, candlelight Eucharist… for all in town and from ‘away’ Come and experience Christmas Eve this year in a quaint, little country church. It will feel like Christmas and you’ll be welcomed like family. Music Director, Maestro John Kraus is…

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Advent in two minutes

Advent explained in two minutes A great video from ‘Busted Halo’ For many Christians unfamiliar with the liturgical year, there may be some confusion surrounding the meaning of the Advent season. Some people may know that the Advent season focuses on expectation and think that it serves as an anticipation of Christ’s birth in the…

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Christmas Tea and decoration demo with Vikki

Christmas Tea at St Matthew – St Aidan Sandwich delights and tasty sweets plus Christmas decoration demo by Vikki from Griffin’s Greenhouses It was a great day for the Christmas Tea in Hartley Hall on Saturday afternoon, 2 December. The hall was comfortably full of folks from the local community and from the parish. Marion and her…

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Bishop Riscylla visits parish

Bishop Riscylla visits St Matthew – St Aidan On the Feast of the Reign of Christ, Bishop Riscylla presides at Eucharist and gives homily On 25 November, The Right Reverend Riscylla Shaw made her first official Episcopal Visit to the Parish of St Matthew – St Aidan. Earlier in the year, she had joined the…

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Reaching out — locally and beyond

Parish puts caring into action Care packages for soldiers, bedding for women at Cameron House, and Christmas boxes for children What does a Canadian soldier serving in Mali like in a care package from home? How about: peanut butter, Mr Freezies, a calendar, some interesting reading, pepperoni sticks, instant oatmeal and maple syrup, to mention a…

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Blakeley recognized for leadership

Eunice Blakeley receives special honour for leadership Women from all walks of life across Peterborough-Kawartha are honoured for leadership at special awards ceremony held at Show Place, Peterborough Eunice Blakeley has been recognized for her community leadership at an award ceremony held by the Honourable Maryam Monsef, MP, Peterborough-Kawartha. In March, Maryam Monsef put out a call…

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Neighbours and parishioners toll bell on Centenary of Armistice

At sunset on Sunday, 11 November bell tolls 100 times Neighbourhood families gather with parishioners to toll church bell 100 times marking each year since end of World War 1 Neighbourhood families and parishioners gathered before sunset on Sunday 11 November for the tolling of the church bell at St Matthew – St Aidan to mark the…

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