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Come to the Table

Come to the Table: a reflection on the practice of open communion at saint benedict’s table by Jamie Howison, published under our own saint benedict’s table imprint. T hroughout its 2,000-year history, and in most of its forms and expressions,

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Let us Keep the Feast

This is the slightly expanded version of the sermon preached on June 15, when we marked the feast of St Bendict. Now, we need to confess that June 15 is not actually Benedict’s feast day, which in fact falls on

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The Old Testament Trinity

the place of icons in our worship at saint ben’s   O n this past Trinity Sunday, our community dedicated a reproduction of Andrei Rublev’s trinitarian icon for use in worship. The icon was purchased in memory of Terry Berg,

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The New Round of Top 10 Lists

Music that accompanies some of us on the walk of faith… including a new list by Jenny Moore-Koslowsky One of the favourites on the old site was our Top Ten Music lists, in which various musicians connected to our community

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A Sermon Not Preached at an Ordination

On May 14, 2008, several hundred people gathered at St John’s Cathedral in Winnipeg for an ordination service. Helen Manfield, who has been a part of our community of saint benedict’s table since close to its beginnings, was ordained priest,

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Gin martinis kept me in the church

The fall 2006 issue of Geez Magazine deals with the culture of (upper-case) Evangelicalism and Fundamentalism, and that has definitely set me to thinking. After all, it is a world in which I was raised, but I feel remarkably baggage-free

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Jesus as superhero

Kalyn Falk looks at why spandex sells better than ashes W hen I was growing up, I was transfixed by Superheroes like Superman, Wonder Woman and the perhaps not heroic but certainly superhuman Charlie’s Angels. What I liked about them

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Telling secrets

Shayne Stevens looks at why Christianity has long been marked by the poor choices of its leaders A number of years ago at Cornerstone Christian Music Festival, held just outside of Chicago, Illinois, Christian recording artist and Jesus People USA

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A covenant of mutual support

Between saint benedict’s table, Winnipeg and The Community of the Sisters of the Church St Michael’s House, Burlington A t saint benedict’s table, we are quite excited about our relationship of mutual prayer and support with the Community of the

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