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EASTER

In the resurrection of Jesus, we perceive what could be considered the big bang of God’s new creation exploding, as it were, as a renewing, recreating power in the midst of the old…

Resurrection

Holy Saturday: Day of Joyful Sadness

I distinctly remember the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday as a strange day.

Hortus Deliciarum, Die Kreuzigung Jesu Christi

Good Friday

“Now is the time to loosen, cast away
The useless weight of everything but love.” -Malcolm Guite

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Holy (Maundy) Thursday: John 13:1-35

“Grace is revealed in suffering, power is displayed through weakness, glory is disguised in humiliation.”

A Citizen’s Response to Senator Plett’s Defense of His Actions in Senate Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Last Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Senators expected to refer Indigenous Rights Bill C-262 to committee after hearing Senator Sinclair’s right of reply, when suddenly—and not unexpectedly—Conservative Senators Larry Smith and Don Plett pulled a delay filibuster ensuring the bill won’t be taken up again for another two weeks. Senator Plett is well known for these […]

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Palm Sunday: The Triumphal Entry

As a child, I quietly harboured an uneasy dislike for Palm Sunday…

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Lazarus Saturday

It is poetically poignant that Lazarus Saturday falls on the eve of Palm Sunday…

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Lenten Love & Lenten Lands

Troubadour: a lyric poet sent by one (usually of the king’s court) with a message of chaste love to another.

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The Feast of the Annunciation

This day has been called the highwater point of the history of salvation…

LOCAL MUSICIANS HEADLINE RALLY IN SUPPORT OF BILL C-262

Well-known Winnipeg entertainers, faith groups, and community organizations will rally Tuesday, March 26 at 7 pm at Canadian Mennonite University (2299 Grant Ave.) to urge senators to pass Bill C-262…

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