Worship


Happy anniversary, Thomas!



Happy anniversary, Thomas!

This January, Cathedral Organist and Director of Music Thomas Gonder is celebrating the one year anniversary of his arrival in Fredericton. As we reflect on the blessing of his music ministry during this most unusual year, we thought it appropriate to look back on this interview originally published in the NB Anglican shortly after Thomas’ […]

Blue Christmas 2020



Blue Christmas 2020

Join us at Christ Church Cathedral on Monday, 21 December, at 7:00 p.m. for a Blue Christmas. Visit the Cathedral Signup or contact the Cathedral office Monday to Friday, 9:00 – 12 Noon, to reserve your spot. The idea of a “Blue Christmas” may be new to you. Behind it is the intention to provide […]

Tips about reading scripture in worship



Tips about reading scripture in worship

“The way in which you read something can really change the way people hear it.” That’s a comment from The Rev. Chris Roth of the Anglican Diocese of Calgary who recently put together a half-hour You Tube video to discuss reading scripture in worship. He explains what is read and why during worship (Old Testament, […]

Season of Creation 2020 – Jubilee for the Earth



Season of Creation 2020 – Jubilee for the Earth

Each year, the ecumenical steering committee that provides this Season of Creation Celebration Guide suggests a theme. The 2020 theme is Jubilee for the Earth. Climate change is a result of the intersection of greed, inequality and destruction of God’s earth. The theme of Jubilee for the Earth” reflects those three interlocking themes. Jubilee is […]

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 […]