Back to school in Belize



Back to school in Belize

Our high school scholarship students in Belize have begun their fall semester. Thank you for your support and prayers! One of the students had been quite ill after a COVID infection, but was given clearance by a doctor to return to class in September. The four students (Caleb, Edvin, Gian, and Korey) are thankful for […]

Cathedral Faces: Ashley Swim, Sexton



Cathedral Faces: Ashley Swim, Sexton

As part of our Cathedral Faces series, we are sharing biographies of our staff members. These dedicated individuals contribute a lot to our community, in ways seen and unseen, and we are thankful for their work. Ashley John Swim was born in Oromocto and raised in McAdam, where his family still resides. As a child […]

Kitchen shines after autumn cleaning



Kitchen shines after autumn cleaning

Luke’s gospel refers to a house being swept and put in good order, but it doesn’t say anything about defrosting a freezer or cleaning a popcorn machine. “We have a checklist of necessary tasks to be done during the seasonal cleaning of the kitchen at the church hall,” Kitchen Committee chair Kathy McBride said. A […]

Faith formation with Godly Play



Faith formation with Godly Play

Have you been wondering? Why has ‘Sunday School’ been replaced by ‘Godly Play’? What’s it all about? Since the Fall of 2017, the Cathedral’s Sunday morning Christian formation for children has been using a methodology called Godly Play. Through the pandemic we carried on through Zoom and are excited to be back to in-person this Fall. […]

22-Guild of St. Joseph BBQ



22-Guild of St. Joseph BBQ

In September, the Guild of St. Joseph (affectionately referred to as the Holy Joes) gathered for a shared meal. The last time this Cathedral men’s group held a barbecue was in June 2019, over 3 years ago, and members were pleased to enjoy this time of fellowship, along with their spouses and Cathedral staff members. […]

What is Spiritual Direction?



What is Spiritual Direction?

Spiritual Direction originated as spiritual mentoring in monasteries, but it is now offered by retreat centers, congregations, and individuals. It is a unique one-to-one relationship in which a trained person assists another person in the search for ever-closer connections with God (however you might call the “something more” beyond yourself), to your true self, and […]

Prayers for Truth and Reconciliation



Prayers for Truth and Reconciliation

Friday, 30 September is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Join us to pray on this important day. 5:30 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 150 Church Street, Fredericton and livestreamed on our YouTube Channel The Order of Service is here.   The Cathedral Office and Memorial Hall will be closed on 30 September.   Merciful […]