Tag Archives: Canada

Evening prayer for Lent

Katherine Burgess, of Quebec City, Canada, wrote this prayer in February and I asked to publish it as an evening prayer for Lent. You may want to pray it tonight as we move into Lent or tomorrow evening after Ash … Continue reading

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Some small quiet words by Catherine Smith

Catherine Smith sent this poem to share … what she calls some small quiet words in the wake of the United States presidential election, but appropriate for all situations. She writes, “These are words I posted yesterday on my blog … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving wishes for Canada

Monday, October 10 is Thanksgiving in Canada. Many countries have different dates for the celebration of thanksgiving. Some of these occasions reflect gratitude for the harvest and some for the end of conflict, drought or some other unfortunate situation. Examples … Continue reading

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Morning and Evening Prayer

Katherine Burgess writes this of herself as a brief bio for a book in which her work is included, A Child Laughs — Prayers of Hope and Justice, ed by Maria Mankin and Maren Tirabassi, forthcoming from Pilgrim Press. “I … Continue reading

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Prayers for Fort McMurray, Alberta Canada

Thanks to Katherine Burgess for her prayer for the people of Fort McMurray, some 88,000 evacuated from their homes as the wildfires continue to burn. Cree and Chipewyan people evacuating since yesterday from Fort McMurray First Nation #468. Please join … Continue reading

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Prayer for La Loche, Saskatchewan

For those mourning four who died yesterday in school and home, and those shot and in the hospital, for those mourning all the suicides of these recent years, for those mourning the hopelessness, the fears, the addictions, the sorrows of … Continue reading

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Sock It to Me Sunday

OK sometimes I cannot resist. I know that I have been sharing quite a bit from Canada recently, but Matthew Stevens description of “Sock it to Me Sunday” just struck me as so simple and silly and lovely, that I … Continue reading

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