January2016


We say goodbye to Willis Noble



We say goodbye to Willis Noble

At the Cathedral we’ll say goodbye to Willis Noble, Director of Music, on the last Sunday in March.  Willis plans to embark on a journey of further academic studies early next fall and will be moving to Toronto. The Cathedral congregations will say thank you to Willis on Easter Sunday, 27 March following a 10:30 […]

Spaghetti Tuesdays



Spaghetti Tuesdays

Spaghetti Tuesdays meets weekly through the College and University academic year, providing a place for young adults (and their children) to gather in a no-strings-attached positive and welcoming community.  Since getting underway in February 2015, the program has stabilized with typically 25-30 people each week joining at 6:00 for a meal in the Cathedral Hall.  […]

Monday Morning Drop-in



Monday Morning Drop-in

The gospel urges us to love one another, but what do you do when some people are hard to love? You do what Jesus advocated: share food and drink, give away possessions, offer help and hope. That’s what happens on non-holiday Monday mornings from September until May at Cathedral Memorial Hall. Gathered around the coffee […]

Bishop and Chapter News – Jan 2016



Bishop and Chapter News – Jan 2016

Members of Bishop and Chapter met this past Monday with one purpose – to approve a budget for 2016. In reviewing the unofficial 2015 statements treasurer Martha Jo Hoyt noted that offerings were $26,000 less than budgeted, but that was partially offset by ordinary expenses for the year which were below budget. Because of a […]

2016 Cathedral Budget



2016 Cathedral Budget

At its December meeting Bishop and Chapter intended to set our budget for 2016, but quickly concluded that we may have to make some difficult decisions. A draft budget, which was largely ‘status quo,’ was prepared by Treasurer, Martha Jo Hoyt. It showed a deficit of $18,900. Chapter members discussed various income and expenditure options, […]

Lenten Study 2016



Lenten Study 2016

Prayer will be the suggested focus for Lent. Our Bishop has recommended a book for use throughout the Diocese entitled: “Meditative Prayer: Entering God’s Presence” by Richard Peace. The plan will be to form small groups for study and we’ll need both willing hosts and/or facilitators. Each group can schedule as it prefers. The Dean […]

Letter from Belize



Letter from Belize

Greetings my friends, I pray that the blessings of this season be yours as we continue to celebrate God’s greatest gift to us. My time at St.Hilda’s has been a blessing thus far. I have seen God’s handiwork in the events that have occurred and the friendships I have made. As I had said before, […]

Words of Thanks and Farewell



Words of Thanks and Farewell

To Isabel Cutler on her retirement   The church family of Christ Church Cathedral bids farewell to Isabel Cutler who is retiring from her position as Parish Nurse. Isabel has been Parish Nurse for 10 years and Chair of the Health Ministry Team for the past twelve. Isabel had a vision and a calling to […]

Bishop and Chapter News – Dec 2015



Bishop and Chapter News – Dec 2015

Bishop and Chapter met on 22 December with 10 of 13 members present. Minutes of the 16 November 2015 meeting were adopted. Open The Dean led a conversation on the first three verses of the Epistle to the Hebrews, read at Christmas. Jesus was the “Word” of God, according to the Gospel of John. Witness […]

Anglican Cathedral Musician Opportunity



Anglican Cathedral Musician Opportunity

Christ Church Cathedral, in the Diocese of Fredericton is seeking an experienced half-time Director of Music to continue its program facilitating a balance of vibrant traditional and contemporary Anglican worship. As the Cathedral is a centre of excellence in the musical arts in the community of Fredericton, New Brunswick, an RCCO level five or above, […]