Easter Joy

This morning’s Gospel from John 20, tells a story of persistence as faith. Mary Magdalene went to the tomb in grief, she called the acknowledged apostles to see what she had and even after they left…without a word, she stayed…hoping for something more tangible, that would explain all she was …

“Greater love has no one than this…

 “Jesus emptied Himself, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of human being.  And being found in human form He humbled Himself and became obedient unto death, even death on a cross”.  Philippians 2: 7,8, (Mark 16: 2 – 4, NIV) A Moment to Ponder Well, …

Servers Retreat & Commission

On February 8-9, 13 young people gathered with Rev. Douglas Barnes and the team from the Education and Youth Department at the Rectory in Highbury, Morant Bay St Thomas for their first Servers’ Retreat. This retreat indeed did help in deepening our understanding of the Eucharist, the Liturgy and the important role we play …

Believing in God – Who Believes in Us

As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him. …

Sermon Preached by Rev. Louis Hurst – at Derrick’s Funeral

Father Louis Hurst preach a thoughtful sermon at the funeral service of a young man who the church adopted after his mother, a street vendor, died. His home situation was further compounded when fire destroyed all his belongings.  I was personally moved by the genuine care demonstrated by the congregation. …

“Gather the fragments left over”

When they were satisfied, he [Jesus] told his disciples, “gather up the fragments left over, so that nothing may be lost.” So they gathered up them up, and from the fragments of the five barley loaves, left my those who had eaten they filled twelve baskets. (St. John 6:12–13—NRSV) Take …

Church Army in Action!

The focus for Church Army, Jamaica and The Cayman Islands for the Year 2018 was to grow the Church Army to provide Officers in each Deanery of the Diocese to be able to fulfil the charge to carry the Gospel to all,  throughout this Diocese. Assoc Evangelists in Training : …