Posts Categorized: From Monique

The Backlash of Breaking the Rules…

Based on John 9:1-41   In today’s passage Jesus healed a blind man and in the new testament society even blindness was a sign of sin; reason enough for a person to need to be begging on the side of the road. But Jesus healed him. This man, this beggar, was restored, made whole, could… Read more

LESS ~ A homily for the second week of Lent

The homily uses the following readings: Genesis 12:1-4a; Psalm 121; Romans 4:1-5, 13-17; John 3:1-17  Less …. Today’s readings, fitting quite well with last week’s exploration around the temptation of ‘more’, are actually stories about less. Less is the theme of all of our readings this week. To Abraham God says – ‘go’… just go, and when you… Read more

My 2014 Priorities…

Would you like to join me in any of these ministries? Please email me to chat about it! Rector’s Report & Mission Priorities What a Year 2013 was…Throughout 2013 we have been transformed (as is undoubtedly always the goal of the Christ we follow!). We are not the same as we were last year…. Read more

Christmas Newspaper Article

I was honoured to be asked to write an article for the special Christmas supplement that was delivered in the December 19th, 2013 issue of the West Carleton Review and other EMC newspapers in the west Ottawa area. Please find the text below: (This photo from Christ Church was also part of the article and… Read more