"It occurred to me that a milestone my mother will reach this year may be of interest to the 'Anglican Journal' and its readers. On June 14 , my mother, Vera Mason, will celebrate 70 years of uninterrupted altar guild membership. She joined as a teenager, when her family worshipped at St. Stephen's Anglican Church in Montreal". "I had the pleasure of watching my mother recently as she quietly and efficiently went about her guild duties before and after the Sunday service at Christ Church. It was clear from her diligence that tasks such as counting out communion wafers and washing silver and crystal are, to her, a humble form of worship and service to both God and her parish".