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 […]

Back to volunteering at the Community Kitchen



Back to volunteering at the Community Kitchen

While the Cathedral teams’ regular Saturday volunteer shifts at the Community Kitchen have not yet resumed, Cheryl and Peter Jacobs have begun volunteering for a weekly shift, and they shared this reflection. After three months of missing our every 4th Saturday evening shift at the Fredericton Community Kitchen due to the restriction of volunteers during […]

Cathedral Faces – Fran Miles



Cathedral Faces – Fran Miles

Fran and I recently spent a very enjoyable hour on lawn chairs on the Cathedral green chatting about her life, and plans after her retirement in June. Fran has been our office administrator for the last eighteen years, and has helped to hold the Cathedral family together with her quiet efficiency and caring. Fran grew […]

Stations of the Cross



Stations of the Cross

Please meditate on the Stations of the Cross, and pray using these photos of the stations in our cathedral and the text below, which we have used in the past. It has been adapted from The Stations of the Cross for Kids. The First Station: Jesus Is Condemned to Death Jesus stood before Pontius Pilate. […]

Cathedral Faces – Dalton and Sheila London



Cathedral Faces – Dalton and Sheila London

Dalton and Sheila London are familiar faces around the Cathedral.  Both participate in the choir, Sunday readings, and in Charis groups.  Dalton is also a member of the Religious and Spiritual Care Department at the DECH, takes communion to shut-ins, is a eucharistic assistant, commissioned by the Bishop, and presides over Evening Prayer on Mondays.  […]

Tea and Talk



Tea and Talk

Mother Nature seemed determined to keep our first Thursday Medley Tea at bay as we began the New Year. Storm followed storm in January, and while setting up for the Valentine’s Tea on February 6th, the weather, once again, was looking iffy. But clearly the regular attendees were not about to allow snow flurries to […]

Yoga missing? Missing yoga!



Yoga missing? Missing yoga!

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the rhythm of daily life, piling unwelcome stress onto most people. Yoga is one of many ways to cope with that problem. “I got out my yoga mat and went through a stretching routine similar to the one our instructor, Tammy Blyth, uses,” said Sally Dibblee, who regularly attends Tammy’s […]

Why not connect with virtual Taizé?



Why not connect with virtual Taizé?

Psalm 130:5 is comforting to read, but, in these strange times of self-isolation during a public health emergency, it’s reassuring to see and hear someone familiar saying it aloud. That’s what struck me as I listened to Rachel Schmidt sharing: “I wait for the Lord; my whole being waits, and in His word, I put […]