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October 15, 2017 - Sermon

It was great to welcome Laurel Dystra back to St. Catherine's at 8 am and 10 am services! Laurel did her curacy at St. Catherine's and she returns to talk about the Salal and Cedar Watershed Discipleship Community. Please click below to hear Laurel's sermon. Read More

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October 8, 2017 - Sermon

Please click on file below to hear the October 8th sermon. Read More

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October 1, 2017 - Sermon

Today we celebrated the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. St. Catherine's welcomed some of your animal companions at the 10:00 am service and they were invited to receive a Blessing. We also took some time record some of our personal blessings on paper leaves. These leaves will be put on our St. Catherine’s Blessing... Read More

41st General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada

We pray for the delegates coming together this week for the 41st General Synod of our Church.  Information and updates about General Synod can be found at http://www.anglican.ca/gs2016/   PRAYER FOR GENERAL SYNOD You call your Church to witness that you were in Christ, reconciling all things to yourself: So bind... Read More

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Learning the art of midrash

Planning to kick back with the Bible this summer? Many of us have long made a practice of regular devotional reading, while others of us keep saying a better acquaintance with scripture is something we'll get to "some day." Either way, this article might provide you with some inspiration and a new perspective on... Read More

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Truth and Reconciliation work continues

From General Synod: 22 Days for Reconciliation The Truth and Reconciliation Commission will begin its final national gathering May 31 in Ottawa. Join us in moving the reconciliation work forward by committing to listen to a different school survivor tell his or her story on this website during each of the 22 days... Read More

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Archbishop of Canterbury's letter to a six-year-old

Janet Morris passed along this lovely story about the former Archbishop of Canterbury's response to a little girl's letter, sent to various religious leaders, which asked: "How did God get invented?"  We think you might like his reply. Read More

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Start the New Year with prayer

I want to make January a month of Prayer at St Catherine's. To invite everyone, through all our means of communication, to use this month to pray. And to include prayers for St Catherine's for all that is good, and to give thanks. I hope folk will pray for the people who sit by them, or/and go through the... Read More

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Laurel's Farewell Sermon

Trinity Sunday (delivered by Laurel on her last Sunday as curate at St. Catherine’s)   So Christine tells me that in the multi-clergy teams where she worked in England, the joke was that Trinity Sunday was always the curate’s turn to preach. There were two reasons: The curate was more likely to remember the... Read More

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Anglicans, Lutherans share rich history

“Think of yourselves as pioneers,” urged the Rev’d Dr. Richard Leggett in his opening remarks to congregants from Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and St. Catherine’s, Capilano on Sunday, May 18. Richard, who had presided at Gloria Dei church that morning, was speaking at a post-service luncheon attended by both... Read More