What about hymns, or liturgy, or scriptures we don’t like, or disagree with? Why should we sing or say them - indeed, should we sing or say them at all? The Rector reflects
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The Rector ties together where we are as a parish, and where we hope to be, with the Scripture readings of Luke 13 and Isaiah 55 set for the Third Sunday in Lent
There are many ways to mark the season leading up to and including Easter at St John The Divine - here’s a summary of them. Everyone is welcome to any or all of them!
The Week Of Prayer For Christian Unity - St John’s is taking part in the activities of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity here in Victoria in the coming week details are here (just click) and all are welcome to take part.
Today I’m presider at the 12 Step Recovery Eucharist at our “Mother Church” of Christ Church Cathedral. I don’t usually share these sermons anywhere but at the service, but I thought there might be some food for thought in this one. I was struck by the translation of the readings and then went on to consider the whole theme of stories that arose from my thinkings:
Here are the readings:
The forthcoming visit of Theologian, speaker, thinker, prophet Dr. Diana Butler-Bass is part of a program of learning, spirituality and growing at St John the Divine. More details and thoughts from the Rector.
Some thoughts from today’s sermon at our early Eucharist
Our former rector, the Venerable Robert MacRae died in Victoria on Saturday August 1, 2015 after a short illness.
St John the Divine members, under the banner of the Church, will be taking part in the Pride Parade on July 5th. Here’s why.
Some may have noticed that the bells of both St John the Divine and the Cathedral on Quadra were ringing last Wednesday and they will be ringing again for the next two Wednesdays, Here’s why.