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Feb
24

Confession, repentance, and reception: O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, I will come to you

Confession, repentance, and reception: O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, I will come to you One of the things I have been astonished by in my six years of parish ministry are the varied ways that self-hatred imprisons us and perpetuates our propensity to sin. The work of “self-examination” called for in Lent becomes a sort of obsessive rumination about one’s very own being, rather than about the work of seeking God. Herein, I think, lies the real problem when we’re seeking to follow God...
Dec
14

Good news! Repent!

Good news! Repent! The Gospel reading for this week, in which John called all of us to repent is indeed good news. It is good news precisely because it demands that we face God’s grace and allow ourselves to be changed by it.
Sep
10

Katie Silcox

The Rev. Katie Silcox is a doctoral candidate in systematic and historical theology at Wycliffe College, Toronto and a priest in the Diocese of Toronto. She moved around Northern and Southern Ontario for most of her life and was intensely involved in both playing and watching hockey (ice, for my American friends), soccer, and rugby. She went down to North Carolina on a soccer scholarship for her...

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