Archive for November 2015

Advent spurs pondering

Some thoughts on Advent and the Church year by Jonathan Aigner from  Happy New Year! Well almost … … With the arrival of Advent… [Johnathan Aigner writes some thoughts] about the benefits of following the Christian calendar year. [He admits] that this is a practice [he] once disregarded with sneers of haughty derision. But over…

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Anglicans rally around Peterborough Muslims

Anglican churches have joined the broader Peterborough, Ont., community in an outpouring of support and generosity for the members of the city’s only mosque, the Masjid Al-Salaam, which was torched by arson in a probable hate crime late in the evening of November 14. The clericus of the regional deanery of Peterborough donated an initial…

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Remembering, … darkness, … and hope

Homily for 15 November, Mark 13: 22-34 NRSV — The Rev’d Glenn Empey This gospel passage is incredibly challenging. It’s challenging by turning up in the lectionary immediately after Remembrance Day. And it is even more challenging in light of what happened in the world just two days after we remembered those costs and sacrifices…

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