Acts of St. Luke

Highlights from St. Luke's Cathedral's Seasonal Newsletter

The Acts of St. Luke is online! Here you can read highlights from our seasonal newsletter. To read the full Acts of St. Luke newsletter, which contains Cathedral news, event articles, pictures and more, subscribe to our Cathedral Updates mailing list. 

The Consecration of Bishop Anne Germond (Photos)

This past February, Bishop Anne Germond was installed as both the 11th Bishop and 1st female Bishop for the Diocese of Algoma by the Most Reverend Colin Johnson, Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario and Archbishop of Toronto and Moosonee. St. Luke's Cathedral was filled by visiting parishioners, Bishops from across the Canadian Church, our friends in the ecumenical and interfaith community, and civic leaders from Sudbury and Sault Ste. Marie. The consecration was live streamed and recorded by Echotech, and can be found on their YouTube channel as Consecration of Bishop, Diocese of Algoma. We look forward to working closely with Bishop Germond to spread the word of God and g

Breaking News: A Show Like No Other

As you can see by our Gala poster the Junior, Girls’ and Boys’ Auxiliaries, the artists also known as the Churchmouse Players, plan on celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday in grand style. Please mark Saturday, October 21st, on your calendar. The music will be stellar – with many of your favourite Canadian ballads and folks songs – representing each province and territory, plus special tributes in music and in poetry to the brave gentlemen and ladies who served in the First and Second World Wars. 150 years will be woven together in song, dance, drama, and three spectacular black light puppet performances. Did we mention the Sunday School Bell Ringers will be there too? Our principal puppetee

Small Book, Long Story

A Brief History of the Book of Common Prayer When you sit in the pew this Sunday morning at St. Luke's Cathedral, you may pick up the small red book on the shelf in front of you. That small, ordinary looking, book is called the Book of Common Prayer (BCP). The first thing you are likely to notice about the prayer book is how it can be difficult to read. It is written in English, but it is close to four-hundred-years-old English. I have been assured once you have a grasp for reading it; it becomes easier to follow along. This seemingly ordinary book of services has an eventful history, a large part of which is based on the fact it is in English in the first place. In 1534, King Henry VIII mad

Dean’s Message Easter 2017

I knew a bishop with a most annoying habit; every time he met someone, regardless of who it was, or how often they met, that bishop would find the opportunity to say to them, “The Lord loves you!”, and then would call them by name. “The Lord loves you, Bill!” “The Lord loves you, Sharon!” “The Lord loves you, Michael!” And so on it went. It was a beautiful message, but it never let up. It was unceasing, unchanging, relentless. In the first instance, most people received the message with gratitude, and sometimes with awe. However, after the fifth, ninth, or twentieth time, things changed. Folks would tune it out. Some people hid a grin or smirk behind their hand. I heard others mock that bish

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Sunday Celebrations
8:00 a.m. | 10:30 a.m.

 

Midweek Communion
Tuesday at 12:10 p.m.

Litany of Reconciliation

Friday at 12:00 p.m.

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160 Brock Street

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

P6A 3B7

705-254-7144

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