Anglicanism


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 […]

Tips about reading scripture in worship



Tips about reading scripture in worship

“The way in which you read something can really change the way people hear it.” That’s a comment from The Rev. Chris Roth of the Anglican Diocese of Calgary who recently put together a half-hour You Tube video to discuss reading scripture in worship. He explains what is read and why during worship (Old Testament, […]

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. […]

Reflections on decline – Cheryl Jacobs



Reflections on decline – Cheryl Jacobs

I will admit that I often just skim through the Anglican Journal when it arrives – reading the article titles and picture captions, and perhaps the letters to the editor to get a sense of the national temperature.  It is also often the case, that as a member of the bishop and synod staff, that […]

2019 Confirmation, Reaffirmation, Reception



2019 Confirmation, Reaffirmation, Reception

The page for Faith Alive participants. You’re welcome to view the material with the password “faithalive.”   Rebranded for 2019-2020! Faith Alive! We began on 27 November with training for mentors and parents. The first “class” was Wednesday, 04 December beginning with supper at 5:30 p.m.. A schedule of classes and sessions is available on […]

Why we do what we do – the Anglican Communion



Why we do what we do – the Anglican Communion

What is the Anglican Communion? The Anglican Communion is one of the world’s largest Christian communities. It has tens of millions of members in more than 165 countries around the globe. Anglicanism is one of the traditions or expressions of Christian faith. Others include Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox, Lutheran and Baptist. The Communion is organised […]

General Synod meets in July 2019



General Synod meets in July 2019

Did you know that beyond the highly visible issues being considered at General Synod this year are many more less visible but significant ones? Some of these are the resulting reports from the enormous body of work done over several years in many areas of church life. Response to the “Iona Report” is progress towards […]