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The Friday Letter – A Message from Karen

To all members of the congregation of St. George’s Place du Canada,So, most of us are now two weeks into our mandated social and physical distancing and what once felt extraordinarily strange is beginning, for me at least, to feel dishearteningly familiar.  As the...

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The Dynamic Duo

Thurifer and Boat Girl: Not some liturgical crime-fighting team, as one might suppose from the title; rather, these are the terms applied to the people who carry the respective objects after which they are named: the thurible and boat. The term “thurible” comes from...

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It’s what’s inside that counts

The Chalice: If you are a soup-sipping purist like myself, you probably pshawed the movement to sip your soup from a cup – which has risen in popularity since the mid 80’s. For those of us who prefer our soup in a bowl, being asked to take our soup in a cup was – If...

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The Best Seat in the House

Bishop’s Chair/Throne: You may call me “Captain Obvious” when I tell you that the Bishop’s chair (or throne) is the place where the Bishop sits; although it is a little more complicated than that. As you will know from your own churches, the Bishop’s Chair is...

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