Anglicanism


All Souls – Remembering those we love



All Souls – Remembering those we love

All Souls’ Day will be celebrated at Christ Church Cathedral on Wednesday, 10 November at 10:00 a.m. Prayer requests for the departed may be added by using this online form. You may also write names on the list in the Cathedral, email the Cathedral office or phone (506) 450-8500. ~  ~  ~ This is a […]

Joint statement on climate change by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch



Joint statement on climate change by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch

Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Archbishop of Canterbury join together for the first time in urgent appeal for the future of the planet For the first time, the leaders of the Roman Catholic Church, the Eastern Orthodox Church and the Anglican Communion have jointly warned of the urgency of environmental sustainability, its impact […]

Pandemic Prayers



Pandemic Prayers

Update: This resource has been updated with two additional prayers. The Anglican Foundation of Canada has published ‘Brought to our Knees: Prayers during COVID-19’ featuring prayers for individuals who are ill, front-line workers, faith communities, musicians and choirs, students, and summer rest. Digital copies are free. Print copies are available for $5 each through the […]

Understanding episcopacy



Understanding episcopacy

Season Two episode of Star Trek the Original Seris, “Return to Tomorrow,” sees Captain Kirk in the briefing room with the Enterprise senior officers. A risky decision is before the Captain, and he is in consultation. He says, “I’m in command. I could order this. But I’m not because, Doctor McCoy is right in pointing […]

The Way of the Cross – Challenging Privilege: Arusha Call #11



The Way of the Cross – Challenging Privilege: Arusha Call #11

The World Council of Churches’ Conference on World Mission and Evangelism met in Arusha, Tanzania, in March 2018. From this meeting, the more than 1,000 participants, who were all regularly engaged in mission and evangelism, issued the Arusha Call to Discipleship. At our own national church General Synod in 2019, resolution A-129 was passed that […]

Residential Schools Apologies



Residential Schools Apologies

Residential Schools and Missing Indigenous Children Since the discovery of the remains of 215 children in unmarked graves at the Kamloops Indian Residential School, there have been questions about what the Anglican Church of Canada has done in response to the Calls to Action by the National Truth & Reconciliation Commission. There have also been […]

Remembering Saint Hilda



Remembering Saint Hilda

November 18th was the Feast of Saint Hilda. Members of the Cathedral congregation will recognize Saint Hilda’s name, through our connection with St. Hilda’s Anglican School in Belize. Mission groups from Christ Church Cathedral have travelled to Belize five times: in 2005, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2018, and through these trips, bonds have been formed […]