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This Week from the 4 Wing Chaplain’s Office

This Week from the 4 Wing Chaplain’s Office

March 2, 2021 at 6:40 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Megan Jones CLOTHING DRIVE The 4 Wing Chaplain’s office is asking for your help with a clothing drive to support the Dr. Margaret Savage Crisis Centre (DMSCC). It’s simple, just drop off any used women’s clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories to the Chaplain’s office (Bldg 115) by March 5th, 2021. The DMSCC is a local emergency shelter for women and children fleeing from intimate partner abuse. It provides a 24/7 crisis lineRead More

Wet sock

Wet sock

February 2, 2021 at 12:42 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Howard Rittenhouse There’s nothing like a wet sock to catch your attention. One winter’s morning (back when we lived in Ontario in the snow belt), I was getting dressed and stepped over to the closet to grab a shirt. Squelch! I stepped in a puddle. There shouldn’t be a puddle on my closet floor. Why is there a puddle on my closet floor? As the icy cold water soaked my sock, IRead More

Forgive: Now more than ever

Forgive: Now more than ever

September 1, 2020 at 3:39 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Oliver Edwards Action films have never been more popular. People stepping up and taking matters into their own hands, people dishing out violence in all kinds of forms from the cartoonish punch-ups of the Marvel films to the bloodbaths of the John Wick movies. People love it. It has a timeless quality, because it taps into a universal desire inside all of us: the desire to see justice done. In previous decades,Read More

Meditation 101

May 5, 2020 at 2:42 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk Meditation is a process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts. You can use it to increase awareness of yourself and your surroundings. There are many benefits of meditation. Meditation has been often used to reduce stress and develop concentration. Studies have shown that meditation is a powerful and natural treatment for people who suffer from depression and anxiety. It helps to improve your health by strengtheningRead More

A prayer for  these times

A prayer for these times

April 7, 2020 at 2:39 pm

Chaplain’s Corner Padre Zibby Jonczyk A prayer during times of COVID-19 by the Right Rev. Richard Bott, In this time of COVID-19, we pray: When we aren’t sure, God, help us be calm; when information comes from all sides, correct and not, help us to discern; when fear makes it hard to breathe, and anxiety seems to be the order of the day, slow us down, God; help us to reach out with our hearts,Read More

Padres offer tips

March 24, 2020 at 9:15 am

Chaplain’s Corner The Courier invited 4 Wing Cold Lake padres to write about their thoughts during challenging times. Two chapels on base have been closed for services, but padres are available by phone. Padre Megan Jones Many Christians around the world are observing the Season of Lent. A time of spiritual reflection, confession and fasting. But like many of my Christian brothers and sisters, I never could have imagined this year’s Lenten practices would involveRead More