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The Christmas You Need: Choose from Five

I posted this two years ago, the last time I was on a medical leave of absence from work. It’s a sermon I’ve preached three times – once fourteen or fifteen years ago in the Parish of Pender and Saturna … Continue reading

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The Last Day of An Advent Calendar: Christmas Day!

Sunday, December 25, 2016     Christmas Day Zechariah 2.10–13 1 John 4.7–16 John 3.31–36 The text of the readings follows after the comments. While I’ve been on medical leave I’ve been reading, among so many other things, The Iliad. Not in … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-Eight of An Advent Calendar (Evening): Christmas Eve – Pouring Out Divinity into Humanity

Saturday, December 24, 2016 (Evening)     Christmas Eve Isaiah 59.15b–21 Philippians 2.5–11 The text of the readings follows after the comments. The reading from Philippians this evening is at the core of the third chapter in my PhD dissertation. So it’s … Continue reading

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A Christmas Sermon by The Rev. Canon Bill Morrison

As I am on a medical leave of absence I did not preach at St. Matthias, Victoria this Christmas Eve or Christmas Day – but the Reverend Canon William (Bill) Morrison did, and here is what he had to say: … Continue reading

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The Christmas You Need: Choose from Five

Ah, the Christmas story. We’ve seen it in pageants, in children’s Christmas books, in movies telling the story, narrated in Christmas carols, and parodied by Monty Python and thousands of others. We think we know it. And yet, when we … Continue reading

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