Health Ministry


What is yoga?



What is yoga?

With the recent announcement of a plan to hold yoga classes at the Cathedral Memorial Hall have come some questions. Is it appropriate for a Christian Church to practice yoga? The goal is fitness — to use yoga exercises, primarily stretching and breathing, to promote health and well being. The goals of the Cathedral Health […]

Cathedral Prayer Shawl Ministry



Cathedral Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Prayer Shawl ministry in Christ Church Cathedral began in 2006 during the early stages of the Parish Nurse and Health Ministry.  It was under the leadership of Wendy Brien and she soon invited Marilyn Lewell to join her. Recently, new knitters have joined the group – Carole Hines, Bobbi Milner, and Melissa Dawe.  We […]

2016 Flu Vaccines



2016 Flu Vaccines

Please be advised the the Cathedral will not be holding a Flu Vaccine Clinic this fall due to the closing of the VON Service. Flu vaccines may be received from your family physician, local pharmacies, and pharmacies within Co-op, Costco, and Walmart. Some pharmacies are requesting that you make an appointment, while others are allowing […]

Safe Church – a safer place to be



Safe Church – a safer place to be

The Safe Church regulation of the Diocese of Fredericton aims to ensure a working, learning and spiritual environment that is safe for all members of our communities. In our Bishop’s words “It is a matter of us getting our house in order.” The Safe Church training programme intends to reach these goals by systematically educating […]

Parish Nurse Pledge Campaign



Parish Nurse Pledge Campaign

  At present the Cathedral does not have a practicing Parish Nurse. Isabel Cutler held this role and calling for the last 11 years, and she retired in December of 2015.     What the Parish Nurse does for our Cathedral Congregation (In-reach) The Parish Nurse: ministers to us at a grass roots level on […]

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 […]