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Parish Life – Our Weekly Blog

Are we Laughing With or Laughing At?

By the Rev. Chris Harris and Janice Lovchuk

This is the third in a series of blog posts are adapted from The Book of Joy by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and The Dalai

Slamming on the Brakes

By Jo Tsamaidis

For the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Fr. Bill shared his sermon We Are in this Together, where he asked several parishioners to share a brief encounter, an image, or a feeling that

The Sunflower Seed: A Reflection on New Life

By Laura MacNewman

When this seed is planted in the earth,
it will be in complete darkness.
When you put a little water on it,
the light will reach into the darkness,
and it will come into being;
it will emerge.
This sunflower loves

Praying through the Pandemic

By the Rev. William J. Danaher, Jr., Rector

On Thursdays at noon, I have been hosting a “3 Ways to Pray” gathering online, where we learn about and practice new ways to pray (You can join

Unexpected Blessings

By the Rev. Dr. William J. Danaher, Jr., Rector

Dear Ones,

Last month we were honored to welcome John Barry, author of The Great Influenza (2004), to participate with us in our webinar The

Increasing our Humility, Increases our Joy

By Rev. Chris Harris and Amy Ryberg

This is the second in a series of blog posts are adapted from The Book of Joy by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and The Dalai Lama.  Join us for our ongoing forum series on “The

A small thing that can help CCC in a BIG way!

By the Rev. Chris Harris, Associate Rector

Because of your generosity, Christ Church Cranbrook has funded more than $200,000 in relief efforts to help frontline workers and families hit particularly hard by the pandemic.  Next month, we will

Let God Help You Manage Your Stress and Anxiety

By Victoria Laurenzi-Jump, MSW, Pastoral Care Associate 

During the pandemic most of us are feeling a mix of emotions: fear, anger, sadness, disgust, and joy to name a few. These emotions are natural to experience during

Which Voice Will You Answer?

By Tim Miller

On a recent Sunday I was out for an early morning walk. My route took me through the campus of a large Catholic parish. As I walked through the back side of the property I noticed just

Enlarge your Joy through a Larger Perspective

By Rev. Chris Harris

This is the first in a series of blog posts are adapted from The Book of Joy by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and The Dalai Lama.  Join us for our