It is good to be back! After the snow storms in Toronto last week, I was delayed and found myself looking for last minute accommodation in New York. There are definitely worse places to be stranded. New York then received a flood warning and a deluge of rain, and I was reminded of how little […]
Greetings friends. This week I write to you from New York. I am sitting in a Starbucks just off Time Square. I’ve just been to Morning Prayer at St. Mary’s Time Square. I came in here for the coffee, the wifi is an added bonus. The Barista who served me is called Jesús. I know […]
What a week! People have been asking if I have recovered from Holy Week, and the answer is: “No! How can anyone ever recover from the revelation of Christ Risen from the dead!?” It was a joy to walk through Holy Week in this community, welcoming newcomers and people who come to church only occasionally, […]
For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.” – 1 Corinthians 1:18 “It’s a rare opportunity. The last time Easter fell on April Fools’ Day was in 1956. Due to the quirks involved in dating Easter against […]
As we enter this Holy Week the Church invites us once again to focus on the heart of the Good News we profess as Christians, the self-giving love of God in Jesus Christ crucified, vindicated in the resurrection. The liturgies of the coming days draw us into the drama: on this Palm Sunday we echo […]
Due to the Covid-19 outbreak there is only one said service in St. James’ Church, at 9 am on Sunday. Max attendance is 50 and pre-registration is required. All other in-parish activities are suspended. Be sure that the Church’s prayer continues, for the DTES, our medical services, and for an end to this pandemic. For details of Sunday Worship via Zoom and other updates, please see the News section.