Category: Spiritual

Messages From The Heart

the founder of St Stephen’s, William Thomson’s survival through perseverance and his determination to praise God with a dedication in 1862 in what is now British Columbia’s oldest Church.

Sermon – Rev Gil Shoesmith 09/01/13

The Necessity of Humility

Luke 14: 1; and vs. 7 – 14 One of the Bible commentaries I read entitles this passage: “The Necessity of Humility” It’s ironic: I simply do not feel qualified to talk on this topic. However, Jesus chose this particular illustration to emphasize an eternal truth: “he who exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted.”

Blessing of the Animals

The Blessing of the Animals service at St Stephen’s is a multi-parish event with 6 churches participating.

Sermon – Rev Gil Shoesmith 07/14/13

Parable of the Good Samaritan

This most familiar parable of the Good Samaritan may be the easiest story in the Bible to discuss. Why belabor it? Well, it just might be the hardest one to live!!

Easter Sunday (Tri-homily) 03/31/13

Happy Easter, as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and his victory over sin and death. The sermon today is presented in three parts by The Reverend Robert Szo, our rector, by The Reverend Gil Shoesmith, our Deacon, and by Nathan Mantey, our Youth and Family worker.

Wkly Prayer / Psalm 70 / Ezk 34:1-16

2013-03-17 : Christe Jesu lumen cordium + Psalm 70 / Ezk 34:1-16 / Gospodi pomiluj with prayer of intercession / Notre père / Prayer by Brother Alois / Les béatitudes

Wkly Prayer / Psalm 25 / Ws 7:21-30

2013-03-03 : Ô toi, l’au-delà de tout / Des coeurs brisés + Psalm 25 / Ws 7:21-30 / Veni Sancte Spiritus / Prayer by Brother Alois / The Kingdom of God

Wkly Prayer / Psalm 143 / Mt 6:1-6

2013-02-17 : Christe Jesu lumen cordium + Psalm 143 / Mt 6:1-6 / O teu amor / Prayer by Brother Alois / Mon âme se repose

Wkly Prayer / Psalm 98 / Jm 3:13-18

2013-02-10 : Alleluia slava tiebie Bože / Alleluia 11 + Psalm 98 / Jm 3:13-18 / El alma / Prayer by Brother Alois / Tu sei sorgente viva