Cathedral Faces


Christmas Memories



Christmas Memories

Christmas comes gradually to our house—gradually and somewhat gently. Of course, it wasn’t always like that. When I was a child, Christmas arrived suddenly! It came on Christmas morning when we got out of bed and after opening the living room door, found that the room had been magically transformed with a fully decorated tree. […]

The Magic of Christmas Past



The Magic of Christmas Past

They say that the heart always comes home for Christmas and perhaps that is why so many memories of Christmas’s past seem to fill our minds at this special time of the year. We’ve been asking congregation members to share some of their special Christmas memories with us. Here’s what the attendees of the December […]

Cathedral Faces – Carole and Michael Hines



Cathedral Faces – Carole and Michael Hines

Meet Carole and Michael Hines and their 11 year old grey cat, Foggy. They both come from suburbs of Birmingham , England, and met while working at the University of Birmingham. Michael was a Research Technician with the Bio-engineering Department, and the University of New Brunswick recruited him to join their Engineering faculty here.  Michael came […]

Cathedral Faces – Elaine Lucas



Cathedral Faces – Elaine Lucas

A native of Sackville, New Brunswick, our own Canon Elaine Lucas, is a well travelled lady with a sense of adventure, and wonderful stories to tell. She says she got used to moving about because her father was with the CN railway, and the family lived in Sackville, Blackville, Moncton and Aulac, New Brunswick. Her […]

Cathedral Faces – Ann Deveau and Doug Milander



Cathedral Faces – Ann Deveau and Doug Milander

Ann and Doug are well known around the Cathedral for their many hours of volunteer work. Ann is from Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, and Doug is from Norfolk, Nebraska. They began attending the Cathedral in 1997 as a middle way between her Roman Catholic upbringing and his background in the United Methodist church. The route to […]

Cathedral Faces – Mary Allwood



Cathedral Faces – Mary Allwood

Mary Allwood lives in a comfortable Fredericton home and approaching (October 2017) it is decorated for Fall with beautiful wreaths on the doors, flowers and bunches of Autumn leaves in a container. Mary is well known at the Cathedral as she is often the one who organizes or helps to cater the many receptions held […]

Cathedral Faces – Sandra and Harry Palmer



Cathedral Faces – Sandra and Harry Palmer

When entering the living spaces of Cathedral faces Sandra and Harry Palmer, its impossible not to immediately notice the beautiful and well-kept gardens surrounding their home. Clearly, gardening is a passion. They have many. They are a couple who have discerned a call to keep us on track with volunteering for readings and serving in […]

Cathedral Faces – Carolyn and Bill Turney



Cathedral Faces – Carolyn and Bill Turney

Bill and Carolyn Turney are a happy couple who have a long association with Christ Church Cathedral. Bill was born in Fredericton, and grew up at 829 George Street. He was baptized at the Cathedral by Dean Holmes and even remembers the funeral of Bishop Richardson, and how the steeple bells tolled. Bill was only […]

Cathedral Faces – Janet Mahar



Cathedral Faces – Janet Mahar

England, Scotland, Indonesia, Bali, Ireland, New Zealand, the Philippines, and a Bible Study tour of the Middle East. That’s a list of a few of the places that Janet Mahar, the secretary of Bishop and Chapter, has visited and/or worked in over the past 34 years! Janet grew up in Lincoln NB and graduated from […]

Cathedral Faces – Canon David Staples



Cathedral Faces – Canon David Staples

Father David Staples, an honorary assistant and Canon of Christ Church Cathedral is a regular attendee at the Sunday 8:00 am and Wednesday 10:00 am Eucharist. Many have often remarked how much they enjoy his occasional playing of the organ. David requested that the interview be held in his home in downtown Fredericton, so that […]