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. […]
Liberated by God’s Grace But of that day and hour no one knows…and they knew nothing until the flood came and swept them all away, so too will be the coming of the Son of Man…two will be in the field; one will be taken and one will be left. Two women will be grinding […]
Due to the continuing Covid-19 outbreak, there will be no Sung Mass in St. James’ for at least the next three Sundays. During this time the Sunday Liturgy at Home via Zoom will be offered at 10:30 am. 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.