Searching for Justice and Fairness

On the first service of 2020, a Commentary by Susan Czarnocki

Land-claims once again became ‘top-of-the-news’ for a day on December 20th,  when the CBC carried a story on an investigation by a British Newspaper concerning notes related to the RCMP protection of the … read more.

Merry, Happy Whatever

2019 Christmas Eve Candlelight Service – Meditation by Timothy Byrnes

Merry, Happy …. Whatever
Unpacking the meaning of the holidays can be quite the endeavour

A time of great joy and giving
But also a time of sadness
Bringing realization to what feels missing

For Christians, it is a sacred … read more.

How to apply the First Principle?

What do you suggest should be modalities for applying a universal prescription to the real world?

‘Promoting the worth and dignity of every person’ offers a fairly clear idea of what we should not be doing: discriminating against or excluding others, … read more.

The First Principle

Some Relevant History:

The cry of ‘Liberté, Egalité, Fraternité of the French Revolution in 1789, and the Declaration of Independence sent to the King of England from 13 trivial new world colonies in 1776, arose in a world where for roughly 1200 years, clan ties … read more.

Caged Bird

Today, we begin another year of celebrating our lives together, sharing our thoughts and feelings, our joys and sorrows. I have chosen this morning to celebrate the life and words of an inspiring Afro-American poet, Maya Angelou. I’ll start with a thumbnail portrait. 

She … read more.

Pact for Transition

A Pact for the Transition – from Words to Action

At the end of 2018, our Québec artistic community has announced le Pacte pour la Transition which combines a personal commitment to reducing our ecological footprint and slowing global warming with a vigorous lobby to press … read more.