Last Sunday was the final regular vespers service in the chapel for this academic year. I preached on the gospel text of a poor widow who makes an offering at the temple (found in Luke 21). Jesus comments on her generosity, and frequently this text is used as the basis of an appeal for generous […]

Low turnout numbers not indicative of a break in Mount Allison tradition It is a rare day that Mount Allison closes due to weather, but it has happened a couple of times this winter. On both occasions, it was due to loss of power rather than simply volume of snow. I took advantage of the […]

Values, Virtues and Vocations Over the last couple of years, I have taken to asking students in their graduating year a different kind of question about their future. Instead of the usual “What are you going to be?” I have taken to asking “Who would you like to become?” This past month, I have applied […]