- Sunday Talk: Our Father
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday is called, “Our Father” in honour of Father’s Day. Yes, it will be a tribute to our dads, and also an opportunity to learn a bit more about our teaching, The Science of Mind. Believe it or not, they’re actually a natural complement to one another. I think it will be a fun one! Our pre-service meditation with Rev. Lesley McNamara…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: This Being Human
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, June 13, is “This Being Human.” Sometimes in our quest for enlightenment, we forget that honouring our humanness (with all its foibles) is part of the process. Join me as we look at some of the basic truths about our humanness that help lead us to awakening. Our pre-service meditation with practitioner Sabrina Mauro begins at 10:00 am MST, and the…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: In Living Colour
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, June 6, is “In Living Colour.” One of the things I have come to appreciate living in Calgary is how incredibly colourful it becomes in June. And seemingly overnight! It goes from brown/white (depending on the year) to a veritable artist’s palette of colour! Join me on Sunday for a conversation about bringing more colour into your life — through spiritual…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: It Came to Pass
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, May 30, is “It Came to Pass.” This is one of the most used phrases in the Christian bible, meaning “and then it happened.” Yet, with a slight shift in inflection and punctuation, it can mean something completely different. Join me on Sunday for a lively conversation on that change and how it applies to your life. Our pre-service meditation with…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Root to Rise
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, May 23, is “Root to Rise.” The signs of Spring take a little while to arrive here in Southern Alberta. But sure enough, all of a sudden, trees are flowering and leafing, the grass is greening up, and people minds are turning to gardening. Join me for an interesting conversation about putting down powerful roots – physically and spiritually! Our pre-service…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: May the Force Be With You
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, May 16, is “May the Force Be With You.” We all know the iconic phrase from the Star Wars movie. Join me on Sunday as we delve more deeply into the spiritual truth of the statement…and what it can mean in our lives today. Our pre-service meditation, led by Amy Bishop, begins at 10:00 am MST, and the Sunday Celebration starts…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Mothers and Others
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, May 9, is “Mothers and Others.” Of course, it will be a celebration of Mother’s Day and all of the wonderful moms out there. We’ll also talk about the Divine Feminine (and the Divine Masculine) and how important both are to bring balance to our world. Our pre-service meditation with Rev. Monika Krammer will begin at 10:00 am MST, and the…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Imperfectly Perfect
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, May 2 (can you believe it?) is “Imperfectly Perfect.” In today’s society, many people think if they can’t do something perfectly, they can’t do it at all. What if the very act of being imperfect, actually IS perfect? What could we do then? Join me on Sunday for an imperfect exploration of that idea. Our pre-service meditation with practitioner Sabrina Mauro…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Shift Happens
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. The talk title for Sunday, April 25, is “Shift Happens.” It’s just one of those things in life… Shift can and does happen. But did you know that there are a few easy ways to purposefully and positively make shift happen? Join practitioner Lance Rath to find out how you can make shift happen in your Self and your experience of Life. Lance is a…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Is It Magic?
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for this Sunday, April 18, is “Is It Magic?” Once we start to understand how the Universe works, we understand that we can work in harmony with it to bring about results. It sometimes seems like magic, but it is really the natural consequence of an expanded awareness. Join me on Sunday for a lively discussion on how to expand our awareness and…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: You Belong
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. This Sunday, April 11, my talk title is “You Belong.” Usually at this time of year, we do a “new member” celebration for those who have chosen to join our spiritual community. Yet, because of this challenging year of being apart, we are going to welcome and celebrate ALL of our members – new and long-term! It will be fun, up-beat, and light-hearted! And yes,…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: L.I.F.E.
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Easter Sunday, April 4, is “L.I.F.E.” A member of our community, Beth Caron, introduced me to this acronym and the meaning behind it. I knew immediately that it would fit in perfectly with the message of hope that the Easter holiday (and other Spring holy-days) brings. Please join me for this special morning, as we look at life and Life from an…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Creating a World That Works for All
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. The talk title for Sunday, March 28, is “Creating a World That Works For All.” There are so many people, places and things to have opinions about, and we might ask, “What’s the harm in that?” Join Rev. Marjorie Contenti as she discusses how our “harmless” opinions can hurt ourselves and others. Explore with her how we can practice greater tolerance and acceptance as we…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Pick a Page!
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. This Sunday, March 21, I am doing one of my favourite kind of talks — “Pick a Page!” This is where I just randomly choose pages from our text, The Science of Mind, and spontaneously talk about it. It is always fun, interesting, and (hopefully) enlightening. It sure causes me to think on my feet! I hope you join me! Our pre-service meditation with practitioner…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Spring Ahead
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, March 14, is “Spring Ahead.” Not only does it serve as a reminder to Spring Ahead the night before, but it also contains an important lesson about the process of spiritual growth. Plus, we’ll be having a little bit of a celebration that day, so I hope you’ll join me! Our pre-service meditation with practitioner Fran Watson will begin at 10:00…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: On the Mend
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, March 7, is “On the Mend.” Part of the human experience involves sometimes experiencing injuries: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual. It is what we do as a result of those injuries that helps determine the course of our life. Join me for a thoughtful conversation about the value our wounds can provide as we “grow” through life. Our pre-service meditation with practitioner…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: What Are You Looking With?
Hi all. Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, January 24, is “What Are You Looking With?” Now that we into a new year, many of us are “hoping” for a different experience. However, if we are looking at life with the same lenses as we did, very little can change. Join me for a conversation on up-leveling what we are looking “with.” Our pre-service meditation with practitioner Lance Rath…Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Curiousity Killed the _?
Hi all, Dr. Pat here. My talk for Sunday, January 17, is "Curiosity Killed the ___?" We all think we know the answer to this age-old phrase. But I heard something recently that gave me a whole new insight into the practice of curiosity. Join me for a lively discussion as we discover even more reasons to be curious about life. Our pre-service meditation with practitioner Sabrina Mauro will begin…Read More »
- Community Gathering After Service Via Zoom
Community Gathering after service via Zoom! Starting Sunday, January 24, 12:00pm MST Weekly We all miss the days of chatting with our friends after service. Join us for a virtual "chat" each Sunday, via zoom. To Join Zoom Click Here Passcode: CCSL : Meeting ID: 844 6734 8166Read More »
- Sunday Talk: Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
Hi all, Dr. Pat here. My talk title for Sunday, January 10, is "Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep." I have found a wonderful list of "peace" affirmations written for kids, that are every bit as relevant and helpful for adults -- especially these days. Join me as we delve into these affirmations with the open-heart of a child. Our pre-service meditation with practitioner Sabrina Mauro will begin at…Read More »