Health Ministry


COVID-19 Response (17 March Update)



COVID-19 Response (17 March Update)

Christ Church Cathedral continues to remain as current as possible with responses to the global situation with the COVID-19 virus. The responses of all of society are easily identifiable. Above all, we as Church need to continue to be, most especially, leaders and partners with government, corporate and private sectors, doing what is agreed upon […]

From our parish nurse – hands up



From our parish nurse – hands up

Hands up for common sense! Just a few words on the coronavirus for our Cathedral community. There has been much hype in the media, and more each day as the coronavirus spreads in many countries around the world. In Canada, we have not had the high number of cases that are occurring in other countries, […]

File of Life



File of Life

The Health/Parish Nurse ministries are pleased to distribute a “File of Life” packet for use in your homes. The packet consists of a small red plastic envelope which can be placed on your fridge door to alert anyone of your health history, current medications, and basic health information in case of an emergency. A medical […]

Cathedral Prayer Shawl Ministry



Cathedral Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Prayer Shawl ministry in Christ Church Cathedral began in 2006 during the early stages of the Parish Nurse and Health Ministry.  It was under the leadership of Wendy Brien and she soon invited Marilyn Lewell to join her. Listen to Marilyn speak on the Prayer Shawl Ministry on 25 February 2018. Recently, new knitters […]

2017 flu shots – its that time again!



2017 flu shots – its that time again!

It’s that time again! The flu season is upon us. A reminder to all that flu vaccinations are available throughout the City at a pharmacy near you. You may also make an appointment with your physician to obtain a vaccine in the physician’s office or contact the Public Health Office in your area. The flu […]

What is yoga?



What is yoga?

With the recent announcement of a plan to hold yoga classes at the Cathedral Memorial Hall have come some questions. Is it appropriate for a Christian Church to practice yoga? The goal is fitness — to use yoga exercises, primarily stretching and breathing, to promote health and well being. The goals of the Cathedral Health […]

2016 Flu Vaccines



2016 Flu Vaccines

Please be advised the the Cathedral will not be holding a Flu Vaccine Clinic this fall due to the closing of the VON Service. Flu vaccines may be received from your family physician, local pharmacies, and pharmacies within Co-op, Costco, and Walmart. Some pharmacies are requesting that you make an appointment, while others are allowing […]

Safe Church – a safer place to be



Safe Church – a safer place to be

The Safe Church regulation of the Diocese of Fredericton aims to ensure a working, learning and spiritual environment that is safe for all members of our communities. In our Bishop’s words “It is a matter of us getting our house in order.” The Safe Church training programme intends to reach these goals by systematically educating […]