Monthly Archives: October 2017

Trick or Treat

Text: Romans 1:1-17 (“made right by faith”) Last week as I followed the news, I wondered if Alberta’s Council of Catholic School Superintendents was playing a Halloween trick on the province. Halloween is just two days away, and this year … Continue reading

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“Secret Path”

Text: selections from Isaiah (“make straight in the desert a highway) The music album and graphic novel “Secret Path” by Gord Downie are about a 12-year-old boy, Chanie Wenjack, who tried to find a way home in 1966. Chanie attempted … Continue reading

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Is resistance futile?

Text: Exodus 1:8-17 (Midwives disobey the King of Egypt) As you may have noticed, I got my hair cut last week; and as always, I enjoyed chatting with my barber. Earlier this year, one of our monthly chats turned to … Continue reading

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The Great Thanksgiving

Text: Matthew 26:20-30 (The Last Supper) “Rejoice in the Lord always, and again I say rejoice!” These words of Paul from his letter to the church in Philippi seem like a good opening to a Thanksgiving sermon. Every Sunday we … Continue reading

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