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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline. During some Ash Wednesday services, the priest will lightly rub the sign of … Continue reading

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Pancake Supper 2018

Once again the parish held its famous Pancake Supper, marking Shrove Tuesday, February 13. There was a good turnout from the ranks of Saint James’, as well as the broader community. Our thanks go to all of those hardworking volunteers … Continue reading

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Lent

Lent is the span of time in the church calendar that starts with Ash Wednesday and ends with Easter Sunday. Ash Wednesday commemorates the beginning of Jesus’ 40-day fasting and temptation in the desert, and Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus’ resurrection … Continue reading

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February 2018

From Fr. Ross… This month two major events take place in the life of the church; one is part of our liturgical life and one has to do with the practical aspects of our life together as a parish.

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