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Giving Policy at Christ Church Cathedral



Giving Policy at Christ Church Cathedral

Perhaps the first question that will be asked: “Why does Christ Church Cathedral need a giving policy?” Every organization with the privledge of being considered a registered charity needs a giving policy. The Canadian Revenue Agency grants charitable status to organizations that meet very strict requirements. Churches, at least at the moment, are among them. […]

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 […]

The problem with plastic



The problem with plastic

The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in 2019 will consider a motion to encourage Anglicans across the country to both curtail purchase of and, reduce reliance on, single use plastics. The proposed motion includes developing resources to assist local efforts to those ends. Plastic products are produced from oil, a non-renewable resource. […]

The Sacrament of Holy Unction



The Sacrament of Holy Unction

Holy Unction There are seven Sacraments recognized in the Anglican Church. Two are referred to as “Gospel” or “Greater” sacraments, the other five, of which Unction is one, as “Lesser” sacraments. All operate according to the Book of Common Prayer definition: “a sacrament is an outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual grace.” […]

What is Tenebrae?



What is Tenebrae?

On Wednesday of Holy Week, we’ll once again add Tenebrae to the wide selection of worship opportunities made available during perhaps the most solomn week of the Church year. The great three days (Eve of Good Friday or Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Day) are known as “the triduum.” An enormous amount […]

What is the Anglican Foundation of Canada?



What is the Anglican Foundation of Canada?

The Anglican Foundation of Canada may be one of the Canadian Anglican church’s best kept secrets. The Foundation supports Canadian Anglican ministry across Canada by way of the generosity of Anglicans both past and present. “‘Us’ and ‘them’ language is difficult to apply to the Anglican Foundation,” says the Diocese of Fredericton‘s representative Clyde Spinney. […]

Lenten Study 2019



Lenten Study 2019

During the Season of Lent, all members of the Cathedral congregation are encouraged to take part in small group study. If only another time is possible for you, do contact a leader and we’ll do our best, within given restraints, to adjust the schedule. ❒ Charis Group ongoing study – Mondays 2:30 – 4:00 p.m. […]