Faith

Faith

My father died earlier this year — Our relationship was a mystery…

Ottawa resident Roshene Lawson shared this very personal reflection at St. Joseph’s Parish in Sandy Hill on Father’s Day. In it she speaks about the recent death of her father, her complicated relationship with him and how all of this connects to her faith. Happy Father’s Day (weekend)…and Happy Trinity Sunday (weekend)! My own father, […]

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Capital Chamber Choir performs Joby Talbot’s Path of Miracles

Ottawa’s Capital Chamber Choir celebrated its tenth anniversary on June 8th, 2019 by performing British composer Joby Talbot’s cappella choral work Path of Miracles at St. Joseph’s Parish in Sandy Hill. What is perhaps most unique about this piece is that it is a modern, twenty-first century exploration of an ancient religious experience, namely the […]

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Uncritical compliance and obedience leads to the deadness of the cross

I plan to look at our stages of maturation particularly as adult members of a faith community. Most religious and psychological literature written has focused on children and their stages of development. And that is fine for parents and teachers, but it doesn’t help us adults understand how we mature through all the great stages […]

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Dunrobin church rededicated

Parishioners from all three Anglican churches in the Parish of March and other community members came together on Sunday, Mar. 17 to celebrate the re-dedication of St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Dunrobin. The church had to close for restoration after its building and property were damaged when tornadoes devastated the area in September. In his homily, […]

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