June2016


Diocesan Open House



Diocesan Open House

The “Open House” on 19 June 2016 was a success!  A first for the Diocese, the event offered a counter-balance to the reality of recent annual Synods where it has become difficult to provide a venue for diocesan groups and ministries to tell their story.  Pleasingly, Christ Church Cathedral contributed well, with several displays by […]

Cathedral Faces – Sally Dibblee



Cathedral Faces – Sally Dibblee

Critically acclaimed soprano Sally Dibblee graciously agreed to a recent interview Sally has enjoyed a career of twenty years in opera houses and concert halls throughout North America.  Born in Woodstock, New Brunswick, Sally now lives in Fredericton with her husband, Chris Lynn, and two sons, Robbie and Patrick.  They attend Christ Church Cathedral. She […]

Bishop and Chapter News – Jun 2016



Bishop and Chapter News – Jun 2016

Bishop and Chapter met this past Monday with nine of 13 members present. Minutes of the May meeting were adopted. Business Arising • Employment – letters being finalized for Director of Music and Parish Nurse. Sexton permanent full-time position currently being advertised with applications closing 04 July • Hall Front Steps – No update on […]

Sexton Required



Sexton Required

Sexton at Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton NB Permanent full-time position, 40 hours per week Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications  Definition:  This is custodial work in the cleaning and care of Christ Church Cathedral and the Memorial Hall.  Work involves maintaining assigned premises in a clean and orderly condition with the goal of institutional health […]

The diocese, demystifed



The diocese, demystifed

You’re invited to the open house on Saturday Sandra Craft had a mission when she became part of Diocesan Council: take some of the mystery out of diocesan affairs. The best way she could think of was to hold an open house. Sandra is the vice-chair of Diocesan Council, which will host an open house […]

Let Your Life Speak



Let Your Life Speak

Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation By Parker J. Palmer Jossey-Bass / 2000 / 117 pages Parker Palmer is an author, educator, and activist who writes about teaching, life in community, leadership, spirituality and social change. He is the founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal, based […]

Home Sweet Home



Home Sweet Home

Spin the globe. Halfway around the world sits a refugee family dreaming of a better, safer life. Spin the globe again. People from 11 parishes in the archdeaconry of Fredericton are collecting furniture and housewares to fill that family’s apartment here. At this point, neither knows anything specific about the other, nor do they know […]

What’s new with Belize? – June 2016



What’s new with Belize? – June 2016

Visit the Cathedral Missions site Belize occupies not only a chunk of land in Central America, but also a special spot in the hearts of dozens of people from the cathedral who took part in mission trips there in 2005, 2007, 2010 and 2013. “Our work as a church is to reach out and serve […]

Bishop and Chapter News – May 2016



Bishop and Chapter News – May 2016

Members of Bishop and Chapter met this past Monday evening, 30 May, with 12 of 13 members present. A short faith conversation on Luke 7:11-17 was led by the Dean. Minutes from the 25 April meeting were presented and adopted. Business Arising • Cathedral steeple – has been repaired at a cost of about $13,000. […]