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Homilies

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  • Weeds & Wheat - Frances Drolet Smith preached the homily for the ending of the Women at a Crossroads program at St. John’s Convent on Sunday, July 23, 2017 - here »
  • Canada, a Teepee, and a Canoe: a homily for Canada Day 150 By the Rev. Frances Drolet-Smith, Oblate SSJD July 1, 2017- here »

A SELECTION OF HOMILIES are posted to the SSJD blog: see here »



LINKS to the individual homilies:
  • Homily for Annunciation (March 25, 2017) by The Rev. Frances Drolet-Smith, Oblate - here »
  • SSJD Homily for Lent 2 - Year A (March 12, 2017) by Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD - here »
  • Homily for Lent 1 - Year A (March 5, 2017) by The Rev. Claudine Carlson - here »
  • Ash Wednesday Homily at Massey College (UofT) (1 March 2017) by Sr. Constance Joanna - here »
  • Homily for Thursday in Christmas Week (29 December 2016) by Sr. Constance Joanna - here »
  • Homily for St John's Day (27 December 2016) by The Rev. Lucy Reid, Incumbant of St. Aidan in the Beach, Toronto - here »
  • "Charlie the Baptist" homily for Advent 2, Year A (December 4, 2016) by Sr. Constance Joanna - here »
  • Canada Day homily (July 1, 2016) by Sr. Constance Joanna - here »
  • Homily for the Feast of St. John in Eastertide preached by The Reverend Frances Drolet-Smith, Oblate/SSJD - here »
  • "Community and Healing" - Homily for Easter 6c, May 1, 2016 by Sr. Constance Joanna - Oblate Triennial Conference - here »
  • Good Friday March 25, 2016 - "At the Foot of the Cross" a meditation by SSJD Associate the Rev. Canon C. Russell Elliott of Wolfville, Nova Scotia - here »
  • Maundy Thursday March 24, 2016 homily by Sr. Debra Johnston, SSJD - here »
  • Lent 3c - God the Gardener - February 28, 2016 - Homily by Sr Debra - here »
  • Epiphany January 6, 2016 - Homily by Bishop Linda Nicholls Homily on the occasion of the 25th Life Profession Anniversary of Sr. Constance Joanna - here »
  • Christmas 2 and St. Thomas Beckett, January 3, 2016 - Homily by Sr. Constance Joanna SSJD - here »
  • Christmas Day, Friday, December 25, 2015 - Homily preached by Sr Constance Joanna SSJD - here »
  • Advent 1C, November 29, 2015 - Homily preached by Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD - here »
  • Have Salt! - homily by Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD - 27 September 2015 - here »
  • Homily for the Feast of St Clare by Sr. Doreen McGuff SSJD - 11 August 2015 - here »
  • National Aboriginal Day - homily by Sr Constance Joanna, SSJD Sunday, June 21, 2015 - here »
  • Anything you can do, I can do better - homily by Sr Constance Joanna, SSJD Friday, June 19, 2015 - here »
  • Installation of Sr Elizabeth, SSJD on 6 May 2015 - homily by Bishop Linda Nicholls - here »
  • "Go and Listen" "Come and See" - homily given Epiphany 2B January 18, 2015 by the Rev Andrea Budgey - here »
  • Expressing the deep human longing - Advent 1B November 30, 2015 by Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD - here »
  • "God and Mammon” - homily given November 8, 2014 by Maggie Helwig - here »
  • Homily by Sr. Constance Joanna on United Nations Day - October 24, 2014 - here »
  • Homily preached by the Rev. Lucy Reid - October 19, 2014 on the ACPO weekend here »
  • Homily by the Rev. Joanne Davies, September 24, 2014 - here »
  • Homily for Sr. Susanne's First Profession on September 23, 2014 by Sr. Elizabeth, SSJD - here »
  • 130th Anniversary of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine Sermon The Most Rev. Fred J. Hiltz, Primate - here »
  • Homily for the Funeral of Sr. Margaret Mary Watson, SSJD, July 25, 2014 - here »
  • Canada Day, July 1, 2014 preached by the Reverend Sister Constance Joanna Gefvert - here »
  • Holy Trinity Sunday, preached at Christ Memorial Church by Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD, June 15, 2014 - here »
  • Homily given at SSJD by Andrea Budgey, May 4, 2014 - here »
  • The Sermon preached on April 27, 2014 (ACPO) by The Venerable Judy Walton, Archdeacon Emeritus - here »
  • The homily preached on Last Sunday of the Epiphany (propers for the Transfiguration) by the Reverend Andrea Budgey (Mar. 16, 2014) - here »
  • The Homily preached at the funeral for Sister Merle Milligan, SSJD by The Right Reverend Linda Nicholls (Mar. 6, 2014) - here »
  • “Those who are well do not need a physician..... a sermon preached by the Reverend Maggie Helwig (Mar. 9, 2014) - here »
  • Homily for the Feast of Hannah Grier Coome given by Sr. Debra (Feb. 9, 2014) - here »
  • Feast of the Dedication, Chapel of St. John the Divine, by Sr. Constance Joanna, (17 January 2014) - here »
  • Homily for New Year's Day by Sr. ERT, (1 January 2014) - here »
  • St. John's Day, St. John’s Convent - (December 27, 2013) by Sr. Constance Joanna (December 27, 2013) - here »
  • Homily to the Council of General Synod on Sunday (November 17, 2013) by Sister Elizabeth Rolfe-Thomas, SSJD here »
  • The Sermon preached on the Feast Day of St. Margaret of Scotland (November 16, 2013) by The Reverend Frances Drolet-Smith, Oblate of SSJD here »
  • The homily for St. Michael & All Angels (30 Sepember 2013) by The Reverend Andrea Budgey here »
  • Sr. Rhonda made her First Profession in the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine on September 25, 2013, the Feast of St. Sergius. Sr. Elizabeth's homily is online at the SSJD homily blog here »
  • Sermon from Sunday September 1 2013, preached by Sister Debra here »
  • Sr. Debra's sermon for August 18, 2013 - here »
  • Sr. Constance's Requiem preached by The Reverend William Whitla (August 10, 2013) - here »
  • The sermon preached by the Reverend Maggie Helwig at the convent (August 3, 2013) - here »
  • Homily for St Francis de Sales celebration, SSJD Lucy Reid, priest-in-charge, St Aidan’s, Toronto - here » (Jan. 24, 2012)
  • Sr. Debra's homily for St. John's Day - here » (December 27, 2011)
  • The Homily at Sister Thelma-Anne's funeral by Paul Gibson - here » (6 May 2011)
  • The Homily at Sr. Helena's funeral by Sr. Constance Joanna SSJD - here » (14 April 2011)

  • Ash Wednesday by Sr. Elizabeth Ann, SSJD - here » (17 February 2010)
  • Feast of the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple by Sr. Doreen, SSJD - here »
  • Christmas Eve at BC House - Fr. Bill Morrison - here » (23 December 2009)
  • A Reflection on Christmas Eve - Sr. Amy, SSJD - here » (23 December 2009)

  • homily for "Q & Pew" at St. John's York Mills - Sr. Elizabeth Ann, SSJD - here » (29 July 2009)
  • A homily for Proper 17 Year B - Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD - here » (26 July 2009)
  • A Homily for the Feast of St. Mary Magdalene - Sr. Elizabeth Ann - here » (22 July 2009

  • Easter Day 2009 - Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD - here »Trinity Curls
  • The Fourth Sunday in Lent - Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD - here » (22 March, 2009)
  • The Third Sunday in Lent - Sr. Sue, SSJD - here » (15 March, 2009)
  • The Second Sunday in Lent - Sr. Sue, SSJD - here » (8 March, 2009)
  • The First Sunday in Lent - Sr. Elizabeth Ann, SSJD - here » (1 March, 2009)
  • A Fresh Look at the Lenten Season - Sr. Elizabeth, SSJD - here » (Ash Wednesday, 25 February 2009)