Blessing of Easter Baskets Easter Sunday

The Blessing of Easter baskets at St. Augustine’s In life we have moments of both feasting and fasting.  There are times when it is appropriate to gather friends together and have a celebration of richness,…Continue reading

Lent and Easter 2019

In Holy Week, we pause our ‘regular’ lives, and submit ourselves to this difficult passage with Christ.  At St. Augustine’s we rely on the tradition of letting worship guide our meditation on Jesus.  We begin…Continue reading

Announcements for Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018

EASTER DAY – SUNDAY, APRIL 01, 2018 Printable Announcements: April 01, 2018   Welcome to St. Augustine’s. Find out more about who we are in the pew brochure or online at www.staugustinesedmonton.com   Sundays –…Continue reading

Holy Week 2018 & Local Palm Gathering

Special note for Palm Sunday!: Again this year, we will use locally gathered branches instead of imported palm fronds for our Palm Sunday worship.  This actually reduces our carbon footprint from shipping, reduces de-forestation pressures…Continue reading

Lent & Holy Week 2017

(Printable version here: Lent & Holy Week 2017) Lent Ash Wednesday (March 1, 7pm) – We are dust and to dust we return. As ash crosses are marked on our foreheads, we remember our mortality so…Continue reading

Weekly Announcements for Palm/Passion Sunday

Bring your own branch!  We are using local branches for our Palm Sunday procession this year, remember to bring your own.  If you would like to come out gathering branches with the Kid’s Time crew,…Continue reading

Holy Week at st. A’s – Holy Saturday

We remember how Jesus’ body rested dead in the tomb. Questions for Reflection: 1) As a whole in Canada, we are a people who rush from one thing to another.  Holy Saturday stretches out for us ‘liminal’ time…Continue reading

Holy Week at st. A’s – Good Friday

We remember the day that Jesus died. A Christian is one who points at Christ and says, ‘I can’t prove a thing, but there’s something about His eyes and His voice. There’s something about the…Continue reading