Anger as Fuel for Hope: Homily for Advent 1

Isaiah 64:1-9 Mark 13:24-37 Some of you may be a bit leery of an Advent homily entitled “Anger as Fuel for Hope.” Isn’t ‘anger’ one of the seven deadly sins, I hear you ask? Isn’t Advent the rehearsal for the angelic choirs singing about peace on earth, and the arrival of the Prince of Peace. […]

Advent and Christmas Services

Applique altar frontal showing a stylized Mary cradling her new baby.

Advent Services December 3, 10:30 am December 10, 10:30 am December 17, 10:30 am December 24, 10:30 am – Courageous Voices Solstice Labyrinth Walk and Singing December 21, 8:30pm Christmas Services December 24th, Christmas Eve with the San Esteban community 7:00 pm Mulled Cider 7:30 pm Caroling 8:00pm Eucharist December, 25th, Christmas Day 10:30 am […]

Advent Music at Holy Trinity: Welcome to Andrew Donaldson and Wendy Wyatt Donaldson

Holy Trinity invited Andrew Donaldson to coordinate music for our Advent Sundays. He and his wife, Wendy, have been part of our Advent Planning Team, along with Susie Henderson, Jennifer Henry, Clara Pasieka and Sherman Hesselgrave. Andrew will also collaborate with the Fallen Angles on the service for Advent IV. Several of their friends have […]

Revelations: Advent Sunday Morning Forums

The Book of Revelation… stuffed full of monsters and other nightmares and visions of heaven floating down from the sky: What could that possibly have to do with Advent? Why, there is not a single reference to Santa Claus or elves or reindeer or mangers or shepherds in any of the 22 chapters of the […]

National Housing Strategy Update

by Michael Shapcott On the second Tuesday of every month, two dozen or more people gather at the south doors of Holy Trinity for a memorial to remember, by name, those who have died on Toronto’s streets. The homeless memorial, which has close to 1,000 names, offers a small measure of dignity to people who […]

Trans Esteban: An Oasis

by Maurice Francois One day in spring, I received a phone call asking me for a meeting. Three people had seen a sign for our Hispanic Mass as they passed by our church building. Of course, I marked my calendar and scheduled a meeting. The day and time arrived and punctually arrived three women who […]