Worship


Toccata from Symphony No 5 by C.M. Widor



Toccata from Symphony No 5 by C.M. Widor

The Symphony for Organ No. 5 in F minor, Op. 42, No. 1, was composed by Charles-Marie Widor in 1879. The full symphony lasts for about 35 minutes. The fifth movement, in F major, is often referred to as just Widor’s Toccata because it is his most famous piece. It lasts around six minutes. Its […]

Mothering Sunday 2024



Mothering Sunday 2024

Mothering Sunday, not to be confused with Canadian Mother’s Day, is celebrated in Anglican Churches on the fourth Sunday in Lent; and dates to the custom in England when domestic servants in the grand houses of the landed gentry were permitted to go home to visit their home church and mother. Often the housekeeper or […]

Young organ scholar has made an impact in a short time



Young organ scholar has made an impact in a short time

His first service as organist was Oct. 21, 2021. Since then he’s been taking weekly lessons from Thomas Gonder, Christ Church Cathedral’s organist. “He’s a phenomenal organist,” said Christian of Thomas. “He knows what he’s doing. He’s played all over Canada. He’s shown me techniques I never knew.” Originally posted at the Diocese of Fredericton […]

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 […]

Christmas at the Cathedral



Christmas at the Cathedral

Celebrate Christmas in historic Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Fredericton! You are warmly welcomed to join us in worship, whether you are a Christian who has worshipped in the Anglican tradition, are of another Christian denomination, another faith entirely or, simply interested in understanding more about what our faith community is all about. There is […]

Cathedral Sunday intercessors meet



Cathedral Sunday intercessors meet

Those who lead Sunday intercessions gathered on Tuesday, November 7th with Deacon Isabel Cutler to discuss and share resources used in this ministry of prayer. An invitation had been made to others with interest in joining the team which is comprised of about 12 individuals. Assignments are currently determined by way of the Cathedral Signup […]

Stone Soup Worship Planning



Stone Soup Worship Planning

Maybe you’ve heard it said that for lavish worship, congregations must have a “Worship Design Team” — experts gathered to design, script, rehearse, and coordinate the event. In detail. Every. Single. Week. But what if small congregations have a more powerful option — one that expands participation, emphasizes lay leadership, ends the burnout of meetings, […]

Prayers for Truth and Reconciliation



Prayers for Truth and Reconciliation

Saturday, 30 September is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and we are encouraged to continue our prayers on that day Choral Evensong at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, 01 October, 2023 Watch here Listen here Read the letter from Linda our Primate and Chris, National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop The Cathedral Office and Memorial Hall […]