February2016


Confirmation – A “New” Approach?



Confirmation –  A “New” Approach?

This year at the Cathedral, we’re offering preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation, the Laying on of Hands by the Bishop. The programme outline is here. The goal is age-old, to bring those who seek strengthening in the Faith by the Holy Spirit into closer relationship with God and with the rest of the Church. […]

Cathedral Faces – Isabel Cutler



Cathedral Faces – Isabel Cutler

By Gisele McKnight During the Lenten season, we are encouraged to reflect. With that in mind, the ACW of Christ Church Cathedral invited their recently retired parish nurse, Isabel Cutler, to present a reflection on her life. This is a report from that Feb. 17 meeting — Isabel’s life reflection, not only her comings and […]

Syrian Refugee Initiative



Syrian Refugee Initiative

Archdeaconry of Fredericton Approximately 4.6 million Syrians have fled the country as refugees to escape the violence of civil war. More than half of these refugees are children. While the majority of refugees are fleeing to surrounding countries, these resources are limited and cannot accommodate the need. Our Canadian government has stepped up to help […]

2016 Annual Report: The Dean



2016 Annual Report: The Dean

I continue to work in the ministry of priest at Christ Church Cathedral with a significant sense of thanksgiving. The role of Dean is demanding. Being the one stipendiary cleric in a congregation of our size, is no lunch break. It is still, however, enough of a change for me after over a decade in […]