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Contemporary Middle East Through the Scholarly Eyes of a Palestinian Christian

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Thanks to an   invitation from Fr John Organ parishioners at St Martin’s  and at All Saints Anglican Church Westboro will have an opportunity to hear from  the Reverend Dr. Yazid Said, Islam Scholar, Anglican Priest and Missioner when he comes to  Ottawa the third week of June to give a series of talks sharing his… Continue Reading Contemporary Middle East Through the Scholarly Eyes of a Palestinian Christian

WELL WORTH ATTENDING

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Judging by its consistently high turnout, last fall’s study program that examined aspects of spirituality was a popular well-received lecture series with stimulating discussion led by St Martin’s Rector Fr John Organ.  The Lenten study program that Fr John is leading should prove equally popular and stimulating.  Lenten studies will offer participants a  timeout to… Continue Reading WELL WORTH ATTENDING

Exclusive Items at this year’s Christmas Bonanza

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This year’s edition of the Christmas fundraiser at St Martin’s will be featuring items created expressly and exclusively for sale at the Christmas Bakeshop & Baubles Bonanza. Among them will be Christmas cakes baked by Fr John, 2018 desktop calendars showcasing St Martin’s stained glass windows and concert tickets to St Martin’s December 10th Cornerstone… Continue Reading Exclusive Items at this year’s Christmas Bonanza

Holy Land Sight Inspires Spiritual Sojourn at St Martin’s this September

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  Among the many revered Christian sights and settings that Fr John and Irene Organ got to see on their five-week visit to the Holy Land this past summer, the monastery Mar Saba (Arabic for St Saba) was especially arresting. Mar Saba is the greatest of the ancient monasteries dotting the wilderness of the Judean… Continue Reading Holy Land Sight Inspires Spiritual Sojourn at St Martin’s this September

Homily – April 30, 2017

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“They said to each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he was talking to us on the road, while he was opening the scriptures to us?”  Luke  24:32 We are still within the Easter Season and hearing about the disciples experiencing the Risen Christ. All four gospels – Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John –… Continue Reading Homily – April 30, 2017

BIBLE STUDY DURING LENT TO FOCUS ON HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT

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St Martin's Ottawa

Lenten bible study led by Father John Organ will be underway commencing Tuesday, March 7th at 7pm and continue weekly for five weeks through to April 4th with each session lasting roughly an hour or so.   No need to register – just show up!  You’ll be glad you did. The weekly sessions will be screening… Continue Reading BIBLE STUDY DURING LENT TO FOCUS ON HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF THE NEW TESTAMENT