The Feast of All Saints bearing witness that without creation and without the stories of all that have come and gone before, and without our own stories, God’s narrative is incomplete. All Saints reminds us that we, along with all of the saints that have come before us and those who will follow after us, live within a greater narrative that finds its source and its destination in God.
Feast of St. Francis of Assisi Douglas A. Beck, ObJN Columba Chapel, Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, Nova Scotia Galatians 6:14-18; Psalm 148:7-14; Matthew 11:25-30 __________________________ A new creation is … Continue reading homily for the Feast of Saint Francis
rising and crashing against steep, jagged rock seals sunning, swimming gulls call out mesmerized by the rising and lowering swell rising, lowering, rising, lowering you, the ocean itself, glimmer and … Continue reading rising
[from a homily first preached at St. Peter’s Anglican Church, Eastern Passage, NS on 23 July 2017] Scripture: II Corinthians 5:14-15; John 20:1-3, 11-18 In the name of the One … Continue reading for the Feast of Mary Magdalene
Taking time to breathe deeply may give us a new perspective. The experience of even just a few moments in quiet and beauty may take us to a place where we … Continue reading Blessed
The hallmark of postmodern Christianity, as in comprehensive Anglicanism, is the sign of God as community…This middle way has the capacity to hold and attract people representing many humanly constructed sides to realize a fuller experience of relationship with God and others. The church that celebrates the multiplicity of the Trinity celebrates the multiplicity of all of God’s people.