September2020


Godly Play Resumes



Godly Play Resumes

Last week, the sounds of children’s voices were once again heard in our Formation Room, as Godly Play resumed for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared. Godly Play looks a little different these days. Participants need to reserve in advance using the Cathedral worship signup, and there is a maximum of 8 […]

Diocesan Fall 2020 Forum



Diocesan Fall 2020 Forum

The Diocese of Fredericton Fall Christian Forum, which usually takes place in Fredericton, will be held online, October 8, 2020 at 7:00 PM. Does Liberalism need Christianity? Liberalism owes a deep debt to Christianity, having grown out of Christian theological ideas and moral commitments. The talk will explore whether liberalism therefore may not be intelligible […]

Bishop and Chapter News – September 2020



Bishop and Chapter News – September 2020

Bishop and Chapter met 21 September 2020 by video conference with 11 of 14 members present. The Dean lead reflection on Gospel themes during the Season of Creation. Minutes of 15 June 2020 were adopted. Business Arising Worship refreshments – under current protocols not being considered Committee detailed budgets – two committees remaining Operational Plan […]

Yoga is back!



Yoga is back!

It was a long stretch (pun intended!) without yoga classes at Cathedral Memorial Hall. Thanks to the pandemic, the popular weekly classes ended abruptly on March 9th and finally resumed Sept. 21st. Parish nurse Kathleen Snow, who organizes this wellness activity, is pleased that the classes can finally resume although certain restrictions are necessary. “Participants […]

Episcopal Church of Roatan / Nelson and Kara Ministry (September 2020 Update)



Episcopal Church of Roatan / Nelson and Kara Ministry (September 2020 Update)

Roatán Update September 2020 Date: September 23, 2020Author: Roatan Episcopal Church Ministry Roatán Update September 2020 I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. (Philippians 1:3-5, NIV) We give all glory […]

New Horizons in Ministry – David and Mary Beth Alenskis



New Horizons in Ministry – David and Mary Beth Alenskis

Dear friends, family and supporters, Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! Many of you have been keeping up with us regularly over the last few months, as we evacuated Belize, as we continued ministering remotely with our congregations, schools and diocese in Belize, and as we prayed urgently for our people there when cases began to climb […]

Kurt Schmidt – My Journey Here



Kurt Schmidt – My Journey Here

Had it not been for a conversation with a nun from Chicago, Kurt Schmidt might never had ended up in Fredericton. Between then and now, there were stops in Cape Breton, Tanzania, Tacoma, Halifax and Windsor, Nova Scotia. Kurt, 45, was raised a Roman Catholic in Littleton, just outside Denver, Colorado, and attended a Jesuit […]

Gospel themes study



Gospel themes study

SEASON OF CREATION 01 September – 04 October The theme of the Season of Creation 2020 is “Jubilee for the Earth.” download a printable version The Jubilee year (Hebrew) – every fiftieth year – and the Sabbatical year – every seventh year – are Biblical commandments concerning ownership. Every seventh year, farmers are to let […]

Season of Creation 2020 – Jubilee for the Earth



Season of Creation 2020 – Jubilee for the Earth

Each year, the ecumenical steering committee that provides this Season of Creation Celebration Guide suggests a theme. The 2020 theme is Jubilee for the Earth. Climate change is a result of the intersection of greed, inequality and destruction of God’s earth. The theme of Jubilee for the Earth” reflects those three interlocking themes. Jubilee is […]