Knowledge is a shifty thing – it is unquestionably worthwhile pursuing and yet I find the more I learn, the more I realize – with delight – how much I have yet to discover… (which is helpful when I need an excuse to acquire new books!) The thing about knowledge, though, is that it can […]

Liturgy at Home Zoom Mass 10:30 am on Sunday, December 27, 2020 Zoom Meeting details: Meeting ID: 977 7209 3279 Passcode: 999793 Phone number: 778-907-2071 Download the Liturgy at Home booklet for 10:30 am on Sunday, December 27, 2020 Liturgy at Home The Holy Family Dec 27 2020.   About Zoom: Zoom is a simplified […]

This Little Babe (A Ceremony of Carols, Op. 28) – Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)  view video here A Ceremony of Carols was written in 1942 when the English composer Benjamin Britten was twenty-nine years old. It is one of the composer’s most popular and widely performed works, particularly at the Christmas season. The work is written for […]

Rest. Depending on your personality, it may be something you welcome with open arms, or a mildly offensive four-letter word. I won’t tell you which one it is for me but some of you could probably guess. Over time, (though I have to be reminded occasionally!) I have come to realize how important this little […]

  As we are about to celebrate Christmas very differently this year, nonetheless we draw confidence from the Good News that in the birth of the Christ-Child, Emmanuel, God-is-with-us, even in this dreadful time of pandemic. In the Gospel of Christmas Day St John tells us that “the light shines in the darkness, and the […]