Thanksgiving 2020 Pastoral



Thanksgiving 2020 Pastoral

Thanksgiving 2020 Dear Friends in Christ, Giving thanks is at the centre of living the Christian life. It may seem all too obvious, but when we gather, a normal worship event is Eucharist. “Eucharist” means “thanksgiving.” In these days of the continuing worldwide pandemic, thanksgiving can be a challenge. Our lives have been changed. Our […]

Cathedral sexton needed – October 2020



Cathedral sexton needed – October 2020

Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton NB is seeking a Sexton. Reporting to the Dean of Fredericton and working with the Committee on Properties, the successful candidate will provide custodial (janitorial), cleaning, maintenance and oversight of both the Cathedral Church and the Cathedral Memorial Hall. The work involves maintaining assigned premises in a clean and orderly condition […]

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 […]

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 […]

Office Administrator needed – September 2020



Office Administrator needed – September 2020

Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton NB is seeking an Office Administrator. Reporting to the Dean of Fredericton, the successful candidate will manage and execute office tasks in the Cathedral office. The Office Administrator will be a team player in coordinating communications facilitating worship and other ministries of the Cathedral with appropriate levels of confidentiality. We are […]