Reference

Luke 1: 39-55
We Are All Meant to be Mothers of God We Are All Meant to be Mothers of God

Sermon preached by Archbishop Melissa Skelton at the Parish of St. Michael's, Broadway/Vancouver aka St. Michael's Muilticultural Church, December 23, Advent IV. Archbishop Skelton preached and presided at the main Celebration of the Eucharist, this was a scheduled episcopal visitation.

This is the parish where her husband the Reverend Eric Stroo is deacon and he proclaimed the Gospel passage during the liturgy that Archbishop Skelton takes for her text. This is the passage that contains Magnificat.

In the sermon Archbishop Skelton references her Christmas message in the December issue of Topic the monthly publication of the Diocese of New Westminster. The message is accessible here on this website.

The image stabilizes about 30 seconds in to the video. 

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Archbishop Skelton's talk to the younger members of the parish had some of the themes from her sermon but included an explanation of the Advent wreath and the candles

The Reverend Eric Stroo proclaims the Gospel