Fan Expo Canada this year was always going to be smaller than previous years. The organizers knew it was limited by the circumstances, and leaned into that. But here’s what can’t be limited: getting to know people. If you know me but aren’t so sure what this fan convention thing is about, maybe concerned that IContinue reading “Monday (Sunday) notebook: Fan Expo, unlimited”
For many of us, it feels like the celebration of Our Lord’s resurrection is a distant memory from years past. This weekend just wasn’t the same: it can’t compare to gathering in a packed church, singing hymns, hearing and proclaiming the Word, consecrating and partaking of the Sacrament. And yet, celebrate we can, because Christ’sContinue reading “Proclaiming the Resurrection in a Strange Land”
An almost imperceptible difference between contemporary versions of the Advent Collect and its original comes very near the beginning. It may just be a difference in emphasis, but it’s one I’ve needed to sit with these past four Sundays. Contemporary versions read like this: “give us grace that *we may…put on* the armour of light.”Continue reading “Put upon us…”
O Sapientia,quae ex ore Altissimi prodiisti,attingens a fine usque ad finem,fortiter suaviterque disponens omnia:veni ad docendum nos viam prudentiae. O Wisdom, coming forth from the mouth of the Most High,reaching from one end to the other,mightily and sweetly ordering all things:Come and teach us the way of prudence.