Katie Jewett

About Katie Jewett

Katie Jamer Jewett lives with her husband and four boys in Douglas NB, on the banks of the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq River. She is a student, a teacher, and a neighbourhood-builder who is still figuring out what it means to follow God in her corner of the world.

In the Middle of it All

By |2020-03-25T22:55:43-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Canadian Culture, Lent, Lent 2020|

This isn't what I intended to write.  I had it all planned out—really, I did. I was going to write about Jean Vanier, the Canadian philosopher and Catholic layperson who founded L'Arche, an intentional community where adults with intellectual disabilities could live alongside those without disabilities. In his theory and his praxis, Vanier shaped disability

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Second Thursday of Advent 2019

By |2019-12-11T22:35:20-05:00December 12th, 2019|Advent and Christmas, Advent Reader, Advent Reader 2019, Blog|

Scripture reading for today: Ruth 1:6-18, Psalms 146:5-10, 2 Peter 3:1-10 Ruth 1:6-18 Naomi and Ruth return to Bethlehem 6When Naomi heard in Moab that the  Lord had come to the aid of his people by providing food for them, she and her daughters-in-law prepared to return home from there. 7With her two daughters-
in-law she left

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First Thursday of Advent

By |2018-12-05T23:31:30-05:00December 6th, 2018|Advent Reader, Blog|

Scripture reading for today: Malachi 3:5-12, Phil 1:12-18, Luke 1:68-79 Malachi 3:5-12 5 “So I will come to put you on trial. I will be quick to testify against sorcerers, adulterers and perjurers, against those who defraud labourers of their wages, who oppress the widows and the fatherless, and deprive the foreigners among you of justice, but do

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Shalom in This Place

By |2018-10-22T13:34:14-04:00October 19th, 2018|Blog|

It's October, and our family is spending our first fall in a new place. This summer, along with our four boys (including a newborn), we packed our bags and headed west. In doing so, we left behind our home of twenty years — my whole adult life. In that time, we brought home four

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Spring is on the Way

By |2018-02-16T17:42:00-05:00February 19th, 2018|Blog, Stories, Theological reflection|

It's been a busy few months in my household, and not in the ways I had anticipated. Rewind to the end of August. I was looking forward to teaching a new course, together with a good friend of mine, and my work was moving ahead well in several areas I care deeply about. I

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Sitting at My Neighbour’s Table

By |2017-10-26T23:42:22-04:00October 27th, 2017|Blog, Canada 150, Canadian Culture, Stories|

My dad's grandmother was the embodiment of hospitality. She raised her family of thirteen children in the tiny farming community of Wicklow, New Brunswick. She had no washing machine, no dishwasher, no indoor plumbing. But that didn't stop her from creating a home marked by generosity.

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