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St. Francis of Assisi Day – Blessing of the Animals

St. Francis of Assisi Day – Blessing of the Animals

Having an animal-loving, Anglican-Franciscan as our priest, it was only logical that we’d be celebrating St. Francis of Assisi Day with an animal blessing at the church. Approximately 17 humans and 14 four-legged animals (primarily dogs with a few cats) gathered at the makeshift altar at the outside front of the church (with the unwelcome […]

Elizabeth Rushton Celebrates Her 80th

Elizabeth Rushton Celebrates Her 80th

On the afternoon of Sunday, September 23, many of us gathered in our parish hall to celebrate the 80th birthday of one of our parish’s most long-time members, Elizabeth Rushton. During the two hours of celebrations, Elizabeth was joined by her husband John; daughters Beverley, Carol, and Judith (who came from Adelaide, Australia); a couple […]

Girl Guides Earn Award for Auggie’s Café Volunteering

Girl Guides Earn Award for Auggie’s Café Volunteering pathfinders

This past summer, our long-serving Auggie’s Café volunteers were given a break when members of the Stony Plain Pathfinders provided help with both the café and Monday evening bread-bagging duties. (Pathfinders are the aged 12-14 girls from Girl Guides Canada.)  This awesome gift of labour and talent did not go unnoticed when the girls received […]

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