November2017


Olga Louise Mann – Obituary



Olga Louise Mann 1918 – 2017 Olga Louise Mann died peacefully on 15 November 2017 at the Halifax Infirmary. She was seven weeks past her 99th birthday, and had enjoyed a long full life. She was born on PEI, daughter of Wilbert and Emma (Cudmore) Reeves. She was predeceased by her husband, George Mann, and […]

Cathedral Faces – Ann Deveau and Doug Milander



Cathedral Faces – Ann Deveau and Doug Milander

Ann and Doug are well known around the Cathedral for their many hours of volunteer work. Ann is from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and Doug is from Norfolk, Nebraska. They began attending the Cathedral in 1997 as a middle way between her Roman Catholic upbringing and his background in the United Methodist church. The route to […]

Bishop and Chapter News – Nov 2017



Bishop and Chapter News – Nov 2017

Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 20 November 2017 with twelve of thirteen members present. Minutes of 16 October 2017 were adopted. The Dean led a brief information sharing and conversation regarding children and Communion. Bishop’s Directive 3.1.2 contains guidelines for practice. A brief overview of Life in the Eucharist was discussed. Business Arising • […]

You Better Belize it!



You Better Belize it!

It is official! The 2018 Belize mission team has booked their flights and will be starting preparations soon for their mission trip in January. The team consists of Carol Ann Melvin, Rebecca Butler-Goddard, Nat Fetter, Caryn Gunter, Dean Geoffrey Hall, Kelley Hall, Beverly Morell and Jim Morell. Please keep them in your prayers, along with […]

Giving Tuesday!



Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is a time to celebrate and encourage activities that support charities and non- profits. Whether it’s making a donation, volunteering time, helping a neighbour or spreading the word, Giving Tuesday on November 28th is a movement for everyone who wants to give something back. This year PWRDF is inviting you to make Giving Tuesday a World […]

Monday morning drop-in: Sharing Christianity outside the church walls



Monday morning drop-in: Sharing Christianity outside the church walls

Tasty sandwiches and warm socks aren’t the only things handed out to people in need at the Monday morning drop-in run by the cathedral’s outreach committee. Archdeacon Pat Drummond always gives a blessing of praise and thanksgiving to start the morning’s activities. At first, the clatter of dishes and chatter of voices would continue. But […]

Why we do what we do – Eucharistic practice and the risk of infection



Why we do what we do – Eucharistic practice and the risk of infection

At Christ Church Cathedral, we take health and safety seriously. From time to time there are questions about precautions followed to reduce the risk of infection in the administration of the Holy Eucharist. First and foremost, we follow our own diocesan Bishop’s Directive 3.4 on the Administration of the Sacrament. This includes making intinction (dipping) […]

Greetings from Ms. Indira Spain in Belize



Greetings from Ms. Indira Spain in Belize

This is a letter we received from Ms Indira Spain, teacher at St. Hilda’s as well as mother of one of our high school scholarship students, Anique Hernandez.  Anique is currently in Grade 10 at St. Ignatius High School in San Ignacio.  She is a very good student and is also involved in extracurricular activities […]

Music Monthly – November 2017



Music Monthly – November 2017

5 November 2017 – All Saints – Remembrance Sunday10.00: Choral Eucharist with the Renewal of the Vows of Baptism (BAS)The souls of the righteous – MurrayMissa Secunda – HasslerPsalm 34:1-10, 22My soul, there is a country – Parry281, 439, 277, 275, 70, 276Fantasia and Fugue in G minor BWV 534 – Bach 4.00: Choral Evensong […]