It began with a query from someone in a parish in the diocese: Do you ever exhibit all the needle-work Christ Church Cathedral has? That query came to fruition on April 13 when dozens of people came in to view all that was on display: “the fabrics, falls and frontals that grace pulpit and altar,” […]
In June of 2001, I was approached by Dean Keith Joyce at Christ Church Cathedral to take over the post of verger. I have been in the job now for 18 years. Let me tell you a bit about it. I chose Christ Church Cathedral as my spiritual home in 1979. In 1980, I became […]
June 2 2019 – Sunday after the Ascension – Jerusalem Sunday 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) God is gone up – Croft Missa Brevis III – Willan Psalm 97 O pray for the peace of Jerusalem – Blow 247(206), 388(433), 497, 515 Exurgat Deus – Hurford 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP) Ayleward Responses Psalms 19 and 46 […]
One of the challenges that we face in the ministry in Martinique is that in the evening it can be difficult to gather students from all across the island. After sunset (6:30 pm) most of the public transportation stops and so many students do not have access to transportation to attend our evening events.
A video presented to the Belize Missioner Alumni dinner on 25 May 2019. The students and staff of St. Hilda’s prepared personal thanks for the support given from Christ Church Cathedral.
The Anglican Church officially recognizes three orders of ministry: bishop, priest and deacon. These “ordered” ministries each have their own function and character. Bishops are called to be the “overseer” in the diocese. Priests are called to “sacramental, preaching and teaching” ministries. Deacons are called to personify the servant church in the secular world. Perhaps […]
“Okay everybody. On your feet. Let’s do a little warm-up, shall we?” And with that, 45 self-professed I-can’t-sing singers rise to their feet to follow Christ Church Cathedral’s director of music, David Drinkell, as he has them shake out their hands, relax their necks, suck in their guts, and lower their shoulders. Then comes the […]
Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 13 May 2019 with eleven of a usual twelve members present. Minutes of the 18 March meeting were adopted. The Chapter read the Gospel for the coming Sunday (Easter 5 – John 13:31–35) and briefly discussed the mystery and miracle of resurrection. Business Arising • Committee work plans – […]
Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 18 March 2019 with seven of a usual twelve members present. Minutes of the 11 February meeting were adopted. In the absence of the Chair and Vice-Chair, the meeting elected the Dean to the chair. The Dean led members in consideration of information about the vocational diaconate as it […]
The Anglican Foundation of Canada may be one of the Canadian Anglican church’s best kept secrets. The Foundation supports Canadian Anglican ministry across Canada by way of the generosity of Anglicans both past and present. “‘Us’ and ‘them’ language is difficult to apply to the Anglican Foundation,” says the Diocese of Fredericton‘s representative Clyde Spinney. […]