Algoma Deanery Week of July 11

Good day, It’s a slow week so here is a brief FYI about what the presbyter wears on a Sunday: When Celebrating the Eucharist: the presbyter (priest) may wear a long white garment called an alb. This is actually the traditional garment of all the baptized which is why servers and Lay Readers also wear…

Algoma Deanery Week of July 4

Good day, I haven’t given a COVID-19 update in a while so I thought I’d do that today. The Algoma health unit area has 43 active cases. Given the fact that many people are testing at home or not testing at all, this is not considered an accurate reflection of actual cases. There are six people…

Algoma Deanery This Week of June 27

Good day, We are headed towards a long weekend! Yay! On Friday we celebrate our country. We mark 155 years since our official confederation but Canada has been around since Paleo-Indians first arrived thousands of years before . The name “Canada” is believed to have originated from the Huron-Iroquois word “kanata”, meaning “village.”  Europeans apparently first…

Algoma Deanery This Week

Good day, This Friday, June 24th is not only the Holy Day of the Birth of St. John the Baptist, it is also the day when our diocesan COVID-19 protocols change once more – hopefully for the final time because that would mean we are not experiencing any more “waves.”  As our restrictions ease, please…

Algoma Deanery This Week

Good day,  Coming quickly…the Jubilee Tea this Saturday, June 18th, noon until 2pm at St. George’s in Echo Bay (159 Church St.).  I hope many of you will join us for fancy sandwiches, delicious desserts, and well-dressed servers.   All for just $10! You can stop in, on your way to the tea, at the bake…

Algoma Deanery This Week

Good day on this Monday after Pentecost. There are a couple of events to tell you about: The Parish of St. Joseph & St. George is having a Jubilee Tea! It will be Saturday, June 18th, St. George’s, Echo Bay, noon until 2pm. $10 will get you fancy sandwiches, yummy desserts, and servers wearing fascinators.…

Want More People in the Pews? Please Read This

Good morning…it’s all in the way we think – and as Kenda Creasy Dean would say – it’s all in the way we love. Growing the Church is an after-effect of being the Church.   This article fits in well with the passages from John’s Gospel that we have been hearing each Sunday for the past few weeks…

Algoma Deanery This Week

Happy Easter! Today is the Seventh Monday of Easter. As we approach the Day of Pentecost, we also approach the end of the Easter season but, as our Zion Lutheran friends have reminded us, “We celebrate Easter every Sunday.”  We are in the midst of the global prayer initiative called Thy Kingdom Come. Christians of…

Christmas Eve Services: Sault Ste Marie and Surrounding Area

St. Luke’s Cathedral, 160 Brock St., Sault Ste Marie. Phone: 705-254-7144 to reserve your seat: Christmas Eve, 3:30p.m., Holy Communion (BAS) Christmas Eve, 8:00p.m., Holy Communion (BCP) Christmas Day, 10:00a.m., Holy Communion (BCP) December 26, 1st Sunday of Christmas, 10:00a.m. Service of Nine Lessons and Carols (all music pre-recorded by St. Luke’s Choir) Emmaus Anglican…