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Clergy Notes — Sunday, February 2, 2020

I don’t know about you, but I have been more aware than ever this year of the dark mornings and early sunsets.  Although the   shortest day was actually December 21st, the winter nights till seem very long.  This is why I am looking forward to Lent!  The word “lent” comes from an Old English version […]

Notes on Ceremonial Blanket

PRESENTATION OF CEREMONIAL BLANKET TO ST. JAMES’ CHURCH Presenting blankets to individuals or organisations is an important First Nations’ ceremonial tradition. At High Mass today, in place of the sermon, Kelvin Bee, who is an Elder of the Kwakwaka’wakw First Nation and a Trustee of St. James’ Parish, will present to the church a ceremonial […]