A very Happy and Peaceful New Year to all friends and family of St. James’, near and far! We pray that in the midst of what may seem dark times in the political life of the world, and in the fentanyl crisis in our neighbourhood, the light of Christ, God-with-us, will continue to shine, bringing […]


Wishing you a Joyful Christmas! Christmas Eve Mary, in the days of her holy expectation, magnified the Lord; her spirit rejoiced in the child of her womb, the Son of God. For when all things lay in silence, and night was in the midst of her course, there leaped down, O God, from on high, […]

Human Beings—Not for Sale O Come, O Come, Emmanuel and bring your liberating justice into our world. Strengthen our will to address injustice and to work-towards the liberation of all who are in bondage. Bless us in our-Advent journey. Give us eyes to see every human being as a beloved child of God and give […]

Salvation — Not for Sale Open our eyes, O Gracious God, and bless our Advent journey. Enable us to look beyond the familiar and observe instead your presence before us and around us. Remove the blinders of resentment and fear, and by your Spirit help us to see Jesus in the face of both friend […]

Creation—Not for Sale Gracious God, this day you call us to actions which speak at least as loudly as our words and to words which indicate a change of heart and growing regard for your creation. Bless us in our Advent journey as we seek your incarnate presence in every aspect of our lives. Amen. […]