Formation


Godly Play begins 01 October



Godly Play begins 01 October

What is Godly Play? Children have an innate sense of the presence of God. The Godly Play approach helps them to explore their faith through story, to gain religious language and to enhance their spiritual experience though wonder and play. Based on Montessori principles and developed using a spiral curriculum, the Godly Play method serves […]

Especially for the churched



Especially for the churched

An excellent repost from cardus.ca. A must-read. Choosing Church Some of us remember Enid Strict, the infamous and wildly popular “church lady” played by Dana Carvey on Saturday Night Live. Enid was a caricature of the busybody finger-shaking moralist no one would want to share a pew with.

“Life in the Eucharist” Fall 2017



“Life in the Eucharist” Fall 2017

In the Anglican Church of Canada, baptized children may be admitted to Holy Communion as provided in the August 1977 Memorial to the House of Bishops. In our diocese, Bishop’s Directive 3.1.2 outlines the process and requirements. We’ll be offering “Life in the Eucharist” in the fall of 2017 for children (aged 7 and older) […]

OPENING: Director of Christian Formation (1/2 time)



OPENING: Director of Christian Formation (1/2 time)

Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton has an opening for a part-time Christian Formation Director/Coordinator to commence work on or around July 1, 2017. This contract position is based on the person hired working 20 hours per week. The successful applicant will see as a foundation of this ministry the facilitation of several formation and discipleship activities, […]

2017 Lenten Study



2017 Lenten Study

Our Bishop recommends “Noticing God” by Richard Peace for study during Lent 2017. In his opening words, Peace sets the goal of his book: Where is God? How do we notice the presence of God? How do we encounter this God that we sense? How do we know it is God and not some figment […]

Ronald Rolheiser’s Column Archives



Ronald Rolheiser’s Column Archives

In the Spring of 2009, I travelled with Bishop Bill Hockin to St. Gertrude’s Roman Catholic Church in Woodstock, N.B.  As we arrived, we noticed the parking lot was full.  Upon entering the church, we found a large, ecumenical audience awaiting the introduction of Fr. Ronald Rolheiser.  He spoke all morning, and related effortlessly with […]

On the Theology of Money



On the Theology of Money

Theology of Money report criticizes capitalist economics The report of the task force on the theology of money argues that the current economic system is an example of “structural sin.” Image: Saskia Rowley On October 18,an Anglican Church of Canada task force has released “On The Theology of Money,” a report calling the faithful to […]