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What is Giving Tuesday?



What is Giving Tuesday?

GivingTuesday – the world’s largest generosity movement Canada, join us for the 9th annual GivingTuesday on November 30, 2021 GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it’s a time when charities, companies and individuals join together and rally for favourite causes. In the same way that […]

What is reverential capitalization?



What is reverential capitalization?

Someone has asked: What is reverential capitalization? Reverential capitalization refers to the practice of capitalizing words referring to the Divine in religious texts. Wikipedia defines it as “capitalizing religious words that refer to deities or divine beings in cases where the words would not otherwise have been capitalized.” Interestingly, it was very popular in the […]

Youth Group is back!



Youth Group is back!

Members of the Cathedral Youth Group (CYG) were happy to gather in-person on 17 October, after an extended summer break. About a dozen were in attendance; a combination of high schoolers, middle schoolers, and youth leaders, including three new members in Grade 6. Returning members were very pleased to see one another again in the […]

Halloween… All Hallows’ Eve — A Christian’s Choice



Halloween… All Hallows’ Eve — A Christian’s Choice

One of the less understood festivals of the Church is celebrated in the public participation of our children. Halloween sees children and adults carving pumpkins and placing them in living room windows, lighted by a candle. Halloween sees children, younger children especially, rummaging through cardboard boxes of old cloths, or trying on their parents’ clothing. […]

‘Life Shared’ Series



‘Life Shared’ Series

Join us in November for Life Shared, a 3-session series designed by the creators of Alpha. Through Biblical teaching from leading Christian voices and real stories of invitation, each session will encourage and equip us to live out God’s call to share our lives and our faith with friends, colleagues and neighbours. All are welcome […]

‘Difference’ Course Returns



‘Difference’ Course Returns

The Difference Course returns this fall, hosted by the Anglican Diocese of Fredericton. Running online 06 October – 03 November, it will be facilitated by Cheryl Jacobs and Shawn Branch. Register here. In 2 Corinthians 5 we read that God “has committed to us the message of reconciliation.” God has taken the initiative to bring […]

Kids are Back at Camp Medley



Kids are Back at Camp Medley

Half capacity is better than zero capacity in the Rev. John Galbraith’s mind. While the director of Camp Medley would love to see 130 kids running around on any given week, 68 campers onsite was a blessing to behold during the second week of July. Camp Medley was closed last year, so they concentrated on […]

Pandemic Prayers



Pandemic Prayers

Update: This resource has been updated with two additional prayers. The Anglican Foundation of Canada has published ‘Brought to our Knees: Prayers during COVID-19’ featuring prayers for individuals who are ill, front-line workers, faith communities, musicians and choirs, students, and summer rest. Digital copies are free. Print copies are available for $5 each through the […]