Gratitude bestows reverence,

allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies,

those transcendent moments of awe that change

forever how we experience the world.

-John Milton

Dear Friends:

You are invited to join in worship this Sunday at 10:30 for a service of Holy Eucharist. If you are away or unwell, please join by Zoom.

Sunday service at 10:30 AM

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 580 558 8254         Passcode: Fellowship

We would appreciate your prayerful responses to the “Envision, St. Benedict’s 2023” questions. Please respond by February 8th to give us time to collate the answers for the Annual Meeting on February 12th .

Please remember in your prayers:

– our congregation of St. Benedict’s and the coming year.

– those who are sick, suffering, fearful or in need, remembering those suffering from COVID-19 and their caregivers, doctors and nurses:

– for peace within our country, and in the world, remembering the countries of Ukraine and Iran; we pray for areas of unrest and riots, asking for wise discernment in our leaders;

– for those who have died and those who mourn;

– for the poor, the homeless, and the needy in our communities;

– the victims of violence and natural disasters;

– our Indigenous brothers and sisters, and their leaders in our diocese and country;

– refugees, remembering those fleeing those fleeing war in the Ukraine, the Taliban regime, and other oppressive regimes;

Prayer Chain: confidential requests are welcome, and updates are appreciated and are of great encouragement.  Contact Elaine at  [email protected]

This Month:

Feb. 5th – This Sunday! St Benedict’s Potluck Breakfast, 9am Invite a friend!

Feb 12thAnnual Meeting of Parishioners, after service, Potluck lunch( finger foods please)

Feb. 21st – Shrove Tuesday Pancake supper, 5.30- 6.30 pm

Feb. 22ndAsh Wednesday Service, 7 pm

Feb 23rd – Christchurch, Millarville, Prayer and Worship 7 pm.

Looking ahead:

Mar. 17th – Set up and music practice for workshop, 7 pm, all welcome

Mar. 18th“Spiritual Warfare” Prayer Workshop. 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. Space limited. Register at [email protected]

   Check out “From the Prayer Chair” by Rev Haydn

Rev Haydn will be in the office on Wednesday and Friday from approximately 9:30 am to 2 pm. Helen is in the office Wednesdays approximately 10 am to noon.

Please contact the Wardens with any concerns and good news!

Rector: 403 999 4181. [email protected]

Rector’s Warden: Liz Sutherland: 403 601 6952 C

People’s warden: Pat Reid: 403 652 2021

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