From beginning to end I’ll begin a brief report this year where I ended last – thankfulness for the gift of the Cathedral community. A staff well suited to their tasks and a congregation enormously gifted. Both create an environment for ministry rich with possibility. Welcome and thanks to staff This past year we welcomed […]
Reports from Belize Mission 11 February The 2018 Belize Mission Away Team offered reflections and some photos during worship on 11 February. While this is just a beginning, the Team hopes to share even more over the next several weeks. A concluding podcast may be part of that plan.
More Taizé services will be available during Lent Candles flicker in the semi-darkness of the cathedral on a cold winter’s evening as people seated in a circle begin to softly sing in Latin to piano accompaniment. “Laudate omnes gentes, laudate dominum.” The two simple phrases, which mean “Sing praises, all you people, sing praises to […]
During the Season of Lent, all members of the Cathedral congregation are encouraged to take part in small group study. The resource recommended by our Bishop for 2018 is “Pray: Reflections on the Lord’s Prayer” by Bishop Bill Hockin. We’ve also had an offer to provide one additional option on the poetic works of John […]
Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 22 January 2018 with ten of twelve members present. Minutes of 11 December 2017 were adopted. Business Arising • Chapter Vacancy – our Bishop has appointed Lynn Meehan. Lynn will chair the committee on Hospitality/Welcoming/Membership • Committee Terms of Reference – members of the Executive continue to work with […]
The Belize Mission Team Rebecca Butler, Caryn Gunter, Nat Fetter, Carol Ann Melvin, Dean Geoffrey Hall, Kelley Hall, Jim Morell, and Beverly Morell is scheduled to depart Saturday, 27 January 2018 and spend a week serving at St. Hilda’s Anglican School in the village of Georgeville. Teams from the Cathedral have been travelling to Belize […]
Read the newsletter of the Central Saint John Ministry from Jasmine and Terence Chandra. The Pennies and Sparrows blog is here.
Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 11 December 2017 with ten of twelve members present. Minutes of 20 November 2017 were adopted. The Dean led a reflection on the O Antiphons of Advent which included consideration of associated scripture. Business Arising • Cathedral By-Law – amended version as proposed was approved by the Bishop of […]
Olga Louise Mann 1918 – 2017 Olga Louise Mann died peacefully on 15 November 2017 at the Halifax Infirmary. She was seven weeks past her 99th birthday, and had enjoyed a long full life. She was born on PEI, daughter of Wilbert and Emma (Cudmore) Reeves. She was predeceased by her husband, George Mann, and […]
Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 20 November 2017 with twelve of thirteen members present. Minutes of 16 October 2017 were adopted. The Dean led a brief information sharing and conversation regarding children and Communion. Bishop’s Directive 3.1.2 contains guidelines for practice. A brief overview of Life in the Eucharist was discussed. Business Arising • […]