February2017


Grateful family making the rounds



Grateful family making the rounds

When Liberian refugee Esther Gmah was in hospital for months last fall, she had time on her hands to hatch a plan. “I want to visit all the churches helping my family,” she announced to a refugee sponsorship committee volunteer one day. “To say thank you,” she added. Several parishes raised money and did paperwork […]

Bishop and Chapter News – Feb 2017



Bishop and Chapter News – Feb 2017

Bishop and Chapter met on Wednesday evening, 15 February with nine of thirteen members present. The meeting was postponed from 13 February due to weather. Minutes of the 16 January 2017 meeting were adopted. The Dean offered some reflection on the Gospel for the coming Sunday and the nature of truth as it is considered […]

2017 Lenten Study



2017 Lenten Study

Our Bishop recommends “Noticing God” by Richard Peace for study during Lent 2017. In his opening words, Peace sets the goal of his book: Where is God? How do we notice the presence of God? How do we encounter this God that we sense? How do we know it is God and not some figment […]

Installation of Canons and Archdeacon 05 February



Installation of Canons and Archdeacon 05 February

Bishop David Edwards installed the Rev’d Deacon Francene (Fran) Bedell, the Rev’d Greg McMullin, the Rev’d Wandlyn Snelgrove and the Rev’d Allen Tapley as canons of Christ Church Cathedral during a transferred celebration of Candlemas on 05 February 2017. Wandlyn Snelgrove was collated as Archdeacon of Fredericton. The Ven. Patricia Drummond retired from that position […]

Report of the Dean to Annual 19 Feb 2017



Report of the Dean to Annual 19 Feb 2017

Looking forward, looking back At least once each year it is a healthy and good exercise to stop and look backward. That’s not a useless reminiscence, but rather an opportunity to allow what God has been saying over the past year inform what happens in the next. In my day to day ministry, the days […]

Cathedral Faces – Lois Baker



Cathedral Faces – Lois Baker

Lois Baker, a familiar face to the Cathedral family, has been an integral force in the Cathedral since she arrived here from Newcastle in 1956 as a student at Teachers’ College, living in the old Rosary Hall among the nuns. She met her husband, Gerald Baker, in Fredericton, and he wanted to marry her but […]

Music Monthly – February 2017



Music Monthly – February 2017

05 February – Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) If ye love me – Tallis Festive Eucharist – Rawsthorne Psalm 112:1-9 View me, Lord, a work of thine – Lloyd 393, 256, 502, 646, 330 Carillon – Murrill 4.00: Choral Evensong with Candlemas Liturgy and Installation of Canons and Archdeacon Smith Responses […]