May2019


Thy Kingdom Come – 30 May – 09 June



Thy Kingdom Come – 30 May – 09 June

This something we can do “together!” At Christ Church Cathedral, there are several opportunities to become involved. A Guide to 10 Days of Prayer is available to help you focus. Join in by: 1. Coming to worship on the evening of the Ascension of the Lord, Thursday, 30 May at 7:30 p.m. as we celebrate […]

The ministry of deacon: servant ministry of the whole church



The ministry of deacon: servant ministry of the whole church

The Anglican Church officially recognizes three orders of ministry: bishop, priest and deacon. These “ordered” ministries each have their own function and character. Bishops are called to be the “overseer” in the diocese. Priests are called to “sacramental, preaching and teaching” ministries. Deacons are called to personify the servant church in the secular world. Perhaps […]

It starts with a warm-up



It starts with a warm-up

“Okay everybody. On your feet. Let’s do a little warm-up, shall we?” And with that, 45 self-professed I-can’t-sing singers rise to their feet to follow Christ Church Cathedral’s director of music, David Drinkell, as he has them shake out their hands, relax their necks, suck in their guts, and lower their shoulders. Then comes the […]

Bishop and Chapter News – May 2019



Bishop and Chapter News – May 2019

Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 13 May 2019 with eleven of a usual twelve members present. Minutes of the 18 March meeting were adopted. The Chapter read the Gospel for the coming Sunday (Easter 5 – John 13:31–35) and briefly discussed the mystery and miracle of resurrection. Business Arising •  Committee work plans – […]

2019 Conference of North American Deans



2019 Conference of North American Deans

North American Cathedral Deans met in St. Petersburg, Florida 03-05 May 2019. Kelley and I were privileged to be present  and are thankful for the support to the Dean of Fredericton to attend. Most attendees stayed at a downtown hotel a couple of blocks from the Cathedral Church of St. Peter, the Cathedral of the […]

The Sacrament of Holy Unction



The Sacrament of Holy Unction

Holy Unction There are seven Sacraments recognized in the Anglican Church. Two are referred to as “Gospel” or “Greater” sacraments, the other five, of which Unction is one, as “Lesser” sacraments. All operate according to the Book of Common Prayer definition: “a sacrament is an outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual grace.” […]

Episcopal Church of Roatan (Nelson and Kara Ministry) April 2019 Update



Episcopal Church of Roatan (Nelson and Kara Ministry) April 2019 Update

Please continue to pray for: Continued and stable financial support for the next three years as we continue to serve the Lord on Roatán, Honduras. The ongoing construction in Coxen Hole. Pray for the remaining installation stages: Cement concrete for the floor and ceramic tiles. Our congregations: St. Peter by the Sea in Brick Bay, […]