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I am not very good at reading poetry. I want to be. I own books of poetry and sometimes I pick them up and read them, but it never lasts long.
Last weekend’s snow presented a number of problems. One in particular was that it forced the postponement of the Finding God in Art forum. And as is often the way of these things we were very fortunate that Richard Topping, our guest preacher, stepped up to lead a discussion about art and religion for about 20 of us who made it through the snow.
This is your invitation to participate in the Cathedral’s Annual General (Vestry) Meeting on Sunday February 26, 2017 following the 10:30am Eucharist, commencing on or about 12:45pm. A light lunch will be served in the Parish Hall prior to the meeting.
The first weekend of February is a double celebration in the life of Christ Church Cathedral. In the rhythm of the Christian liturgical year, it offers us two lovely feast days, the first being the Feast of St. Brigid, one of Ireland’s Patron Saints and the namesake of our 5.30pm congregation and community It also marks the Feast of the Presentation of Jesus, also called the Feast of the Purification of Mary or Candlemas
This last week I have found myself running like crazy. It’s all been good stuff. Meetings of the Maundy Café volunteers, putting finishing touches on our Parish Profile for the hiring of a new vicar, and thinking ahead to the Diocesan School for Parish Development, where I will be a facilitator this year.