Formation


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 […]

Community and Growth



Community and Growth

Community and Growth By: Jean Vanier Paulist Press / 1991 / Paperback / 331 pages Darton Longman and Todd / 2006 / Hardcover / 352 pages Jean Vanier has authored some 30 books that reflect the many causes and concerns that have come together to shape his life.  Educated in England, France and Canada, Vanier […]

Let Your Life Speak



Let Your Life Speak

Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation By Parker J. Palmer Jossey-Bass / 2000 / 117 pages Parker Palmer is an author, educator, and activist who writes about teaching, life in community, leadership, spirituality and social change. He is the founder and senior partner of the Center for Courage & Renewal, based […]

Divine Renovation



Divine Renovation

Divine Renovation: From a Maintenance to a Missional Parish By James Mallon Novalis Publishing/2014/286 pages Fr. James Mallon is pastor and priest at the Roman Catholic Saint Benedict Parish in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He speaks frequently on the topic of church renewal and has hosted internationally acclaimed DVD series on Catholicism and Dogmatic Theology. St. […]