February2018


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. Listen to Marilyn speak on the Prayer Shawl Ministry on 25 February 2018. Recently, new knitters […]

Cathedral Faces – Carole and Michael Hines



Cathedral Faces – Carole and Michael Hines

Meet Carole and Michael Hines and their 11 year old grey cat, Foggy. They both come from suburbs of Birmingham , England, and met while working at the University of Birmingham. Michael was a Research Technician with the Bio-engineering Department, and the University of New Brunswick recruited him to join their Engineering faculty here.  Michael came […]

Report of the Dean to the 2018 Annual Meeting



Report of the Dean to the 2018 Annual Meeting

From beginning to endI’ll begin a brief report this year where I ended last – thankfulness for the gift of the Cathedral community. A staff well suited to their tasks and a congregation enormously gifted. Both create an environment for ministry rich with possibility. Welcome and thanks to staffThis past year we welcomed Kurt Schmidt […]

Thank you from scholarship student Paul Jones



Thank you from scholarship student Paul Jones

Dear Ms Bev and church congregation at Christ Church Cathedral, I am writing this letter to thank all those who have supported me during my four years of high school. I am so grateful to God for bringing you all into my life.  Without Him none of this would have been possible.  I am happy […]

2018 Belize Mission reports



2018 Belize Mission reports

Reports from Belize Mission 11 February The 2018 Belize Mission Away Team offered reflections and some photos during worship on 11 February. While this is just a beginning, the Team hopes to share even more over the next several weeks. A concluding podcast may be part of that plan.

Taizé worship during Lent



Taizé worship during Lent

More Taizé services will be available during Lent Candles flicker in the semi-darkness of the cathedral on a cold winter’s evening as  people seated in a circle begin to softly sing in Latin to piano accompaniment. “Laudate omnes gentes, laudate dominum.” The two simple phrases, which mean “Sing praises, all you people, sing praises to […]

2018 Lenten Studies



2018 Lenten Studies

During the Season of Lent, all members of the Cathedral congregation are encouraged to take part in small group study. The resource recommended by our Bishop for 2018 is “Pray: Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer” by Bishop Bill Hockin. We’ve also had an offer to provide one additional option on the poetic works of John […]

Celebrating Women making a difference 17 February



Celebrating Women making a difference 17 February

The successful event hosted in 2017 by the Anglican Church Women, was titled Celebrating Women – in the 21st Century. Thirty five women, representing all generations, were inspired by the presentation of Vicki Hachey. We enjoyed ‘creative’ interacting, examining the intricate needlework on our Cathedral linens, the expertise of our quilters, and delicious food. This […]

Music Monthly – February 2018



Music Monthly – February 2018

Sunday 4 February 2018 – Fifth after the Epiphany 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) O come, ye servants of the Lord – Tye Barnard in C Psalm 147:1-12, 21c Ave verum corpus – Elgar 344, 293, 454, 59, 444 Praeludium in G minor BuxWV 149 – Buxtehude 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP) Smith Responses Psalms 84 and […]