Palm Sunday, April 14th, (HT) 10:30 am
Domingo de Ramos (SE) 2:00 PM
Maundy Thursday / Jueves Santo Supper and Liturgy, April 18th, 6:00 pm
Good Friday, April 19th 10:30 am
Ecumenical Good Friday Walk for Justice 2:00 PM
Easter Vigil / Vigilia Pascual Saturday, April 20th, 8:00 pm
Easter Day Sunday / Dia de Pascua, April 21st, 10:30 am
The palms from last Palm Sunday will be burned today to make the ashes for tomorrow.
There will be two liturgies on Ash Wednesday, one in the customary Wednesday midweek Eucharist slot: 12:15 PM
The evening Ash Wednesday service will be held at 7:00 PM in
the CHAPEL (which is NOT wheel-chair accessible) and those coming will
be directed to enter by the EAST DOOR (north of the Cafe entrance).
Maurice Francois will be the presiding celebrant, Bill Whitla will offer
a reflection, and Sherman Hesselgrave will be the musician.
This poem is referenced in Jo Connelly’s homily of February 24th “Loving Our Enemy?”
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with the night falling we are saying thank you
we are stopping on the bridge to bow from the railings
we are running out of the glass rooms
with our mouths full of food to look at the sky
and say thank you
we are standing by the water looking out
in different directions
For Ian Sowton at 90
Some saints were farmers
like Serenus the gardener who shares your day, dear Ian.
They ploughed the land like billy-o
scattering the seed where fall it will
and harvesting the growth, if any,
in due season, tares and all.
And some moved kings and potentates,
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and prelates too, as did bird-preaching Frances,
pushing Sultans, Popes, and a priest or two
to grant his brothers space; their kingdoms peace;
their people just a crêche or two
to see the mystery unfold.
With her forehead resting in her right hand, Rachel Robinson quietly wept as her friend was included among the names of the dead read out at Toronto’s Church of the Holy Trinity on Tuesday.
Robinson had come to the church to take part in a monthly memorial for people who have died from issues tied to homelessness, including exposure, poverty, violence, illness, addiction and neglect.