Anglicanism


Jesus Christ Conquers



Jesus Christ Conquers

ησο ς Χριστὸς νικ is the Greek that in English is often written IC XC NIKA. This symbolism is perhaps most appropriate to the Easter season and important at any celebration of the Resurrection such as a funeral or memorial – “Jesus Christ conquers.” The IC and XC are the first and last letters in […]

Mothering Sunday 2024



Mothering Sunday 2024

Mothering Sunday, not to be confused with Canadian Mother’s Day, is celebrated in Anglican Churches on the fourth Sunday in Lent; and dates to the custom in England when domestic servants in the grand houses of the landed gentry were permitted to go home to visit their home church and mother. Often the housekeeper or […]

PWRDF launches in-Canada emergency response fund



PWRDF launches in-Canada emergency response fund

In this year of unprecedented wildfires from coast to coast, including those currently forcing evacuations in the Northwest Territories and British Columbia, the Prinate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) has established a fund specifically for in-Canada emergency response. The frequency and severity of natural disasters such as wildfires, hurricanes and floods is increasing, affecting […]

Two archdeacons collated, two canons installed



Two archdeacons collated, two canons installed

“Christ Church Cathedral was the venue for a service of Installation and Collation June 11 as Leo Martin and Paul Ranson were collated as territorial archdeacons of Saint John and Fredericton respectively; and Kevin Borthwick and Chris Hayes were installed as canons of the Cathedral. Dean Geoffrey Hall and Archbishop David Edwards presided. The Rev. […]

Diocesan Synod held at the Cathedral



Diocesan Synod held at the Cathedral

On Saturday, 05 November, the 138th Diocesan Synod was held at the Cathedral. Read about the busy and productive day in an article written for the NB Anglican, by Gisele McKnight. Almost 300 attendees prayed together and worked together, considering Bishop David Edwards’ charge which focused on the need for discernment of future ministry. The […]

All Souls – Remembering those we love



All Souls – Remembering those we love

All Souls’ Day will be observed at Christ Church Cathedral on Wednesday, 08 November, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. (after All Saints’ Day on Wednesday, 01 November and All Saints’ Sunday which will be observed on 05 November). Prayer requests for the departed may be added by using this online form, by email <office at christchurchcathedral.com> […]