December2021


Christmas Helpers



Christmas Helpers

On December 20th, forty-three people attended the pre-Christmas event for the Monday Morning Outreach program at Christ Church Cathedral. Throughout the pandemic, guests have been appreciative of the continued support, and look forward to the time when they can again gather inside the Hall with music, conversation, and a buffet table. Reverend Kelly Burke from […]

Update from Bishop McAllister College and Anglican Seminary, Uganda



Update from Bishop McAllister College and Anglican Seminary, Uganda

Rectors Newsletter – November 10th, 2021 Dear Friends, As I wrote back in February things were going well, slowly beginning to normalize. Senior students at each level were preparing for national exam, and other classes were studying at various intervals. The plan was to have the normal school year back in place within two years. […]

News from the Episcopal Church of Roatan / Nelson and Kara Ministry



News from the Episcopal Church of Roatan / Nelson and Kara Ministry

December Update 2021 The tree is decorated, the presents are almost wrapped and the Christmas dinner is all planned out, however our favorite part is to give all glory and honor to the Lord for your partnering with us. Without your support and especially your prayers, our ministry would never have been possible. We give […]

St. Hilda’s Harvest and Scholarship Update



St. Hilda’s Harvest and Scholarship Update

Ms. Jane Martinez, principal of St. Hilda’s Anglican School in Belize, sent us some photos of ‘St. Hilda’s Harvest’, a recent event where the students collected and packaged items for senior citizens in their neighbourhoods. View the gallery below to see photos of this special event. Christ Church Cathedral provides funds each year to help […]

Level 2 Pandemic Restrictions 27 December



Level 2 Pandemic Restrictions 27 December

New Brunswick Public Health has published the COVID-19 Winter Plan which informs all sectors of current restrictions and protocols. Visit the website for information about how the Plan will affect your activities. COVID-19 Winter Plan – Alert Level Measures Level 2 (revised) comes into effect at midnight, 27 December 2021. We continue watchful and will […]

Mask guidance from our Parish Nurse



Mask guidance from our Parish Nurse

For your consideration: Some Canadian epidemiologists are suggesting moving to n95 respirator-type masks with the surge in COVID-19 due to the Omicron variant. There is some evidence that points to it being airborne, and cloth masks and even surgical masks offer less effective protection. This news article addresses the discussion of which type of mask […]

COVID-19, religious freedoms and the Christian response



COVID-19, religious freedoms and the Christian response

The Mission and Outreach team of the Diocese of Fredericton continued its Christian Forum series with a most timely topic entitled COVID-19, Religious Freedoms & Christian Response. Dr. Alan Sears, Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Education at the University of New Brunswick, was the speaker, his second time presenting for the diocesan Christian Forum. […]

Christmas Pastoral 2021



Christmas Pastoral 2021

Advent 2021 Fredericton NB Dear Friends, On a dark night, long, long ago, a little light shone from a place of humble beginning. A baby was born on the outskirts of a small, unimportant town, on the margins of society – in a feeding trough of stable animals. As the story goes, his bed was […]