Parish Nurse


Medical Leave



Medical Leave

Our Parish Nurse is on extended medical leave until at least the end of June. Please keep Sarah her in your thoughts and prayers. If you have a Health Ministry need at this time, please contact the Cathedral Office by email or phone (506) 450-8500 or Dean Geoffrey Hall by email or phone (506) 450-7761, […]

From Our Parish Nurse: Accessing Treatment for COVID-19



From Our Parish Nurse: Accessing Treatment for COVID-19

[Updated April 12, 2022] Our Parish Nurse shares information about Paxlovid, a new treatment for COVID-19. As another week of COVID-19 continues on with cases surging and reduction to public safety measures, I wanted to remind those who are eligible (see below) that Paxlovid is a treatment option for eligible New Brunswickers who contract COVID-19. […]

Readiness to Return?



Readiness to Return?

Our Parish Nurse, Sarah Ecker, offers her reflections on change. It seems to be time again for some more changes to be coming our way. This can be exciting and daunting, even at the same time. Part of maintaining your whole health is to accept that these things are not always as “either/or” as we […]

Encouragement During Trying Times



Encouragement During Trying Times

Our Parish Nurse, Sarah Ecker, offers encouragement and suggestions for wellbeing. In the cold of January during another round of single household bubbles and reduced contact with family, friends, and community, I just want to send a note of encouragement. You are not alone. Part of maintaining wholistic health is found in taking care of […]

Mask guidance from our Parish Nurse



Mask guidance from our Parish Nurse

For your consideration: Some Canadian epidemiologists are suggesting moving to n95 respirator-type masks with the surge in COVID-19 due to the Omicron variant. There is some evidence that points to it being airborne, and cloth masks and even surgical masks offer less effective protection. This news article addresses the discussion of which type of mask […]