Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

relax a little and invite Jesus to take the initiative for growth, peace and joy in your life

a favourable time

a favourable time

Lent is the time to free ourselves from the illusion of chasing after dust. We ask ourselves today: Where do I stand? Do I live for fire or for ash?”

united in worship

united in worship

And it is Christ who brings us together tonight, Anglican and Catholic with friends, to focus again on what is essential. We are united by the challenges we face here in this place. We are at a spring-time of faith in our dioceses, with citizens hungry for mature and adult faith.

forty days of growth

forty days of growth

It’s Ash Wednesday and today’s reflection takes the form of a five minute podcast. You might listen sitting at home with your morning coffee, or perhaps on the drive to work.

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Whatever season of the year you are living in today, and whatever season of life's journey, today we enter together a spring-time of growth for relationship with God....

unto dust…

unto dust…

The encouragement that usually accompanies the imposition of Ash Wednesday ashes is "Turn away from sin and be faithful to the Gospel." But when I was a child the...

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Lent only makes sense for sinners. Other good people might engage in Lenten disciplines of fasting and penance, but these practices will only bear fruit for the one who...

pancake feasting

pancake feasting

Happy Mardi Gras! No, I'm not encouraging you to dress in pink (or less) and parade in public. Mardi Gras has a more original significance, literally "Fat Tuesday"...

lenten realignment

This week with Ash Wednesday we begin the Season of Lent. In these forty days we allow ourselves to become aware of our deepest desire, that is, our attraction to...

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