Devotional


Thy Kingdom Come 2024



Thy Kingdom Come 2024

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray for more people to come to know Jesus. What started in 2016 as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to the Church of England has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer. Download the […]

Spirituality of Easter



Spirituality of Easter

Wednesday afternoon spirituality sessions at Cathedral Memorial Hall will continue through Eastertide, 2:00-3:00 p.m. The sessions will maintain the now-customary basic structure of a “Celtic Threshold Gathering” — which comprises a simple regular sequence of elements, informed by a specific theme for the day/week. Four of the seven Spirituality of Easter sessions will have as […]

World Day of Prayer 2024



World Day of Prayer 2024

The World Day of Prayer is a global ecumenical movement led by Christian women who welcome you to join in prayer and action for peace and justice. The women who wrote the World Day of Prayer Service this year are from Palestine. The Theme is “I Beg You… Bear with one another in Love” based […]

Ad-LENT-ures 2024



Ad-LENT-ures 2024

14 February – 23 March 2024 During the Season of Lent, all members of the Cathedral congregation are encouraged to consider individual or small group study or reflection. The 40 days of Lent are an excellent time to take on a discipline of deeper reflection on the Christian life, growing personally in discipleship as well […]

Four last things



Four last things

An advent reflection by Canon Jon Lownds Death, judgement, heaven and hell Fifty years ago, when I (Jon+) began in ordained ministry, the season of Advent, the four Sundays before Christmas, focussed on four “last things:” death, judgement, heaven and hell. With the Advent this year being as short as possible, and largely ignored even […]

Advent waiting



Advent waiting

An advent reflection by Canon Jon Lownds “The Meaning is in the Waiting” by Paula Gooder is the Advent 2023 Diocesan Study book choice and being discussed in an online / Zoom conversation. After reading the Introduction and first chapter, I decided to join the conversation. Early the next morning, while reflecting on and praying […]

2023 ADVENT-ures



2023 ADVENT-ures

The new Church year is once again upon us!  Why not add something to your devotional life to mark a fresh start? Choose from the following list of diverse opportunities on the Advent weekdays to deepen your prayer and/or study and/or worship. MONDAYS – beginning 27 November Spirituality of Advent – Prayer Series: Contemplative ideas […]