October2017


2 Minutes for Cathedral Ministry



2 Minutes for Cathedral Ministry

A whole lot happens at Christ Church Cathedral! Beginning in the Fall of 2017 we are scheduling, with the help of the Bishop and Chapter Communications Committee, Sunday 2 minute presentations from groups and ministries actively working in our midst. We’ll hear from various sectors of our Cathedral community about what is happening in the […]

Cathedral Faces – Mary Allwood



Cathedral Faces – Mary Allwood

Cathedral Faces – Mary Allwood Mary Allwood lives in a comfortable Fredericton home and approaching (October 2017) it is decorated for Fall with beautiful wreaths on the doors, flowers and bunches of Autumn leaves in a container. Mary is well known at the Cathedral as she is often the one who organizes or helps to […]

Stewardship: what will you do?



Stewardship: what will you do?

Bishop David Edwards issued a challenge to people who attended the annual diocesan stewardship day this fall. “Stewardship is not just about money,” the bishop said. “It is using the gifts that God has given us wisely to spread the Good News of Jesus Christ and to advance the Kingdom of God. This means using […]

Bishop and Chapter News – Oct 2017



Bishop and Chapter News – Oct 2017

Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 16 October 2017 with twelve of thirteen members present. Minutes of 18 September 2017 were adopted. The Dean led a brief study of the Gospel from the previous Sunday lectionary (Matthew 22:1-14). Those invited to the wedding banquet rejected the gracious invitation. Others took it lightly. Many are called, […]

Music Monthly – October 2017



Music Monthly – October 2017

October 1 2017 – Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) Lord, for thy tender mercy’s sake – Hilton German Mass – Schubert Psalm 78: 1-4, 12-16 Sacerdotes Domini – Byrd 388(433), 386, 624, 79, 491 A Trumpet Minuet – Hollins 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP) Smith Responses Psalms 19 and 46 Sumsion in G […]

Resurrecting Tradition to Attract Millennials



Resurrecting Tradition to Attract Millennials

Church of England Resurrects Tradition to Attract Millennials * ChurchLeaders.com In the past we’ve touched on the delicate balance that churches must maintain while appealing to millennials without pandering or changing theology. But what if we’re focusing our efforts in the wrong places? What if the loud music and fog machines are actually clouding the […]

2017 Thanksgiving Pastoral Letter



2017 Thanksgiving Pastoral Letter

Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton NB Thanksgiving 2017 Dear Friends, Listening to the news over the last several months is not for the faint of heart. Wildfires to the west, flooding in Central Canada, the impact of hurricanes and tropical storms in the Caribbean and the southern United States, perhaps even a personal tragedy or hardship […]