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Little Cates Park a perfect spot for self-reflection

September 15, 2018
On a sunny morning this July, I was sitting on a bench at Little Cates Park that overlooks the Indian Arm inlet. As I did, a boat sped past me on the open waters, which of course created an . . .

Longtime columnist Ed Hird says ‘So long, Farewell’ to the Cove

July 13, 2018
One of my favourite songs in a favorite movie is Oscar Hammerstein’s “So Long, Farewell” from The Sound of Music. The beauty of Deep Cove can leave all of us singing like Marta, “I hate to go . . .

SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING: Revolutionary love in East Africa

June 8, 2018
Rev. Ed Hird and his wife Janice spent much of May speaking about their lessons in marriage at a large convention and also to leaders in Rwanda. We bring you greetings from the Solace Retreat . . .

SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING: Reunited and it feels so good

May 11, 2018
Kneeling at the communion rail with her ex-husband, Linda said to her priest, Ed: “Someday I would like to marry Lloyd again.” As Linda had said this several times before in previous sessions – . . .

SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING: "Imagine" explores childhood trauma, triumph

April 16, 2018
My wife Janice and I recently went to a great date movie, I Can Only Imagine. Many in Hollywood are amazed at how popular this Lions Gate Studios release is proving to be: No. 3 already at the . . .

SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING: Ivy league priest at home in Seymour area

March 14, 2018
Rev. Ed Hird sat down with Rev. John Horgan from St. Pius X parish to learn more about how he arrived in the Seymour area from the East Coast and how he hopes to build up a sense of home and . . .

Coney created Crier from scratch in dining room

February 7, 2018
The Deep Cove Crier was launched in February 1988 as a fundraiser for the Seycove Secondary band. The idea being, if selling ads to promote the band was successful then it would become a monthly.. . .

SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING: St. Simon’s spreads wings over Seymour area for 70 years

February 5, 2018
I will never forget when Wilf Fawcett told me about Bruce Coney, the dynamic founder and publisher of the Crier. When I first met Bruce for coffee, he mentioned that his mom, while visiting from . . .

SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING: Youth-oriented church seeks to build ‘bridge’ in Cove

January 8, 2018
A new neighbourhood church could be coming to the Cove soon. Craig Thiessen, pastor of The Bridge Church, talked with Spiritually Speaking columnist Ed Hird about plans to move his congregation . . .

SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING: Feliz Navidad, Deep Cove

December 13, 2017
How does your family celebrate Christmas? Is having a turkey at Christmas part of your tradition? Does your family put out a Nativity scene? The term nativity comes from the Latin nativus, which. . .

SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING: Remembrance Day reflection

November 9, 2017
Recently my wife Janice and I had the privilege of attending a dance at a Legion. For many years, we have worn a poppy each Nov. 11. It helps us remember and reflect on the great sacrifices . . .

SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING: Taking risks in ‘Whistler’

October 4, 2017
Why do so many North Shore residents love to hang out at Whistler? For some, it is the skiing, others the bike riding, and some the water sports. There seems to be something for everyone’s . . .

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