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Community Common Eating

Fundraiser Dinner at St. Thomas Anglican

As I’ve written before, my work as a priest has a large food element to it. One thing that goes along with any kind of food outreach ministry, is fundraising. Fundraising can be a challenging activity and I like to get involved with a fundraiser that supports other organizations. That’s one of the reasons I like to promote Fall Suppers. Let’s hope they return this fall. Yesterday, St. Thomas Anglican Church, in the Weston neighbourhood of Winnipeg, held their fundraiser…Continue readingFundraiser Dinner at St. Thomas Anglican

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Food Common Eating Community

Easter Feasts, Friends, Family

It’s in the middle of the evening of Easter Sunday as I write this. Holy Week, with all the various services is finally over. Today was a great Easter day. First off during our Easter morning Eucharist, we had four people baptized into the family of God. Three of the candidates were from the Furaha family who joined us last year. They are refugees from the Congo via Mozambique, and St. Philip’s has become their home here in Canada. This…Continue readingEaster Feasts, Friends, Family

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Community Fall Suppers Food

Saint Francis Anglican Fall Supper

Last night I made it three weekends in a row for fall suppers. This time it was a visit to Saint Francis Anglican. Saint Francis is a relatively new parish, being formed from the joining together of Saint. Anne’s, Saint Martin-in-the-Fields, and Saint. Barnabas. The parish is located in the former Saint Anne’s building on Burrin Avenue. It’s a good place for a bus rider like myself, as it’s only a block off Main Street. The North Main Corydon gets…Continue readingSaint Francis Anglican Fall Supper

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Reviews and Such chicken Greek Restaurants

Johnny’s, 382 Marion Street

When I started working at St. Philip’s I also started to explore the neighbourhood restaurants. One of the first was the Marion Street Eatery. At the time I noticed there were a couple of other restaurants. Dairy Wip and Johnny’s, close by. I made a mental note of this, but unfortunately  my memory isn’t what it once was, so I forgot my intention. Then, a couple of months go, the owners of Johnny’s happened to show up at St. Philip’s one…Continue readingJohnny’s, 382 Marion Street