Worship


Pandemic – How did we do?



Pandemic – How did we do?

Following an extraordinary time for everyone caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the church too was struggling, and continues to struggle, with new ways of doing what we do. Even in the midst of a society lockdown, there is even more need for ministry, need for worship, need for communication. At Christ Church Cathedral, with the […]

Sunday Worship begins 05 July



Sunday Worship begins 05 July

Christ Church Cathedral is thankful to God for the opportunity to hold in-person worship once again. We’ll be celebrating the Holy Eucharist at 8 and 10:30 am this Sunday. At the outset, your participation is completely at your discretion. If you are uncomfortable with attendance, please do not feel apologetic. We will be doing our […]

Beginning in-person worship



Beginning in-person worship

Beginning in-person worship Christ Church Cathedral, Fredericton NB 19 June 2020 A joke has gone somewhat “viral” on social media in Christian circles over the last few weeks. The Dean’s version follows. A young Christian man, relatively new to the faith, was approached by the “father of lies,” Satan himself, just after the onset of […]

On not singing the Lord’s song



On not singing the Lord’s song

On not singing the Lord’s song – Anglican Journal It was the story of a community choir rehearsal in Mount Vernon, Washington, that sent shockwaves through the choral community. Sixty-one members of the choir met for their rehearsal on March 10, 2020, as they had every Tuesday: one of the choristers had experienced cold-like symptoms […]

Stations of the Cross



Stations of the Cross

Please meditate on the Stations of the Cross, and pray using these photos of the stations in our cathedral and the text below, which we have used in the past. It has been adapted from The Stations of the Cross for Kids. The First Station: Jesus Is Condemned to Death Jesus stood before Pontius Pilate. […]

Why not connect with virtual Taizé?



Why not connect with virtual Taizé?

Psalm 130:5 is comforting to read, but, in these strange times of self-isolation during a public health emergency, it’s reassuring to see and hear someone familiar saying it aloud. That’s what struck me as I listened to Rachel Schmidt sharing: “I wait for the Lord; my whole being waits, and in His word, I put […]

Response to health concerns



Response to health concerns

Members of the Congregation of Christ Church Cathedral, A group of key leaders at the Cathedral, including representatives of staff, Bishop and Chapter and our Health Ministry Team met this afternoon (Saturday) to consider an appropriate response to current concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We’re thankful for leadership being exercised by government and its officials, […]

What is the World Day of Prayer?



What is the World Day of Prayer?

The World Day of Prayer is a global ecumenical movement which brings Christians of many traditions together to observe a common day of prayer each year. Through preparation and participation in the worship service, we can learn how our sisters of other countries, languages and cultures understand the Biblical passages in their context. We can […]