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  • 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 […]      Read More »
  • Christianity Through a Worldview Lens – February 2020

    Christianity Through a Worldview Lens – February 2020

    Dr. John Valk presented "Christianity Through a Worldview Lens" in Fredericton on 11 and 12 February 2020. A "Christian forum" organized by the Spiritual Development Team of the Diocesan Council of the Diocese of Fredericton, John delivered a comprehensive overview which serves to describe the challenges of Christianity (and other religious faiths) in a post-modern […]      Read More »
  • Project 2045 Final Report

    Project 2045 Final Report

    Our task force was formed last spring to develop recommendations that would lead to important and farreaching decisions respecting the future of the Cathedral and Memorial Hall in relation to the congregation’s worship, ministry, fellowship and operational needs. As our congregation looks ahead to 2045 – the 200th anniversary of the date the Cathedral’s cornerstone […]      Read More »
  • Report of the Dean of Fredericton for 2019

    Report of the Dean of Fredericton for 2019

    Each year I intentionally wait to see a majority of the report offerings for our Annual before I put pen to paper. That's not just procrastination, but perhaps keeps me from simply reiterating much of what is already being said – and said quite well, I might add! Thanks to all who took the time […]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – February 2020

    Bishop and Chapter News – February 2020

    Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 10 February 2020 with ten of a usual twelve members present. Minutes of the 13 January 2020 meeting were adopted with agreed corrections. A faith conversation reflected on a devotional from My Utmost For His Highest (Oswald Chambers) – “Are You Exhausted Spiritually?” “Have you delivered yourself over to […]      Read More »
  • 2020 Coldest Night of the Year

    2020 Coldest Night of the Year

    It's cold out there! The Coldest Night of the Year is on Saturday, February 22, 2020. CNOY is a family-friendly national walk-a-thon that helps you raise funds for charities that serve hungry, homeless and hurting people in your town, and in 136 communities across Canada. Christ Church Cathedral Team (Faith Alive! + Cathedral) is gearing […]      Read More »
  • Housing First at the Cathedral

    Housing First at the Cathedral

    If all goes well, three homeless people will have roofs over their heads this summer in a three-unit townhouse owned by Christ Church Cathedral in Fredericton. Penny Ericson, chair of the cathedral’s Outreach Committee, said the Cathedral’s project on Albert Street and a four-unit townhouse on Jaffrey Street, owned by Smythe Street Church, were approved […]      Read More »
  • Housing First Update – 26 January 2020

    Housing First Update – 26 January 2020

    Housing First is an international initiative that has successfully helped the homeless. The traditional model for years has been to provide treatment first and then to find housing for the individual. The current model is to provide safe housing first and then provide the professional help that will assist them to address problems they have […]      Read More »
  • We got mail!

    We got mail!

    The Dean of the Diocese of Caledonia recently sent a card to the Dean of Fredericton and the congregation of Christ Church Cathedral. The Cathedral Church of St. Andrew is in Prince Rupert BC.      Read More »
  • Mission to Ho 2020

    Mission to Ho 2020

    Lillian Ketch (Cathedral), Cheryl Jacobs (Cathedral) and Robert Griffin (Parish of Grand Mann) departed Fredericton on 12 January 2020 for the Diocese of Fredericton’s Companion Diocese of Ho in Ghana. Daily logs will be here as they are made available. The Dean of Fredericton offered prayer on Sunday, 13 January Gracious God, your Son before […]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – January 2020

    Bishop and Chapter News – January 2020

    Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 13 January 2010 with eleven of a usual twelve members present. Minutes of the 16 December 2019 meeting were adopted as circulated. The Dean offered some commentary on the January Anglican Journal coverage of the recent statistical report delivered to the Council of General Synod. Some brief discussion about […]      Read More »
  • Christmas Memories

    Christmas Memories

    Christmas comes gradually to our house—gradually and somewhat gently. Of course, it wasn’t always like that. When I was a child, Christmas arrived suddenly! It came on Christmas morning when we got out of bed and after opening the living room door, found that the room had been magically transformed with a fully decorated tree. […]      Read More »
  • The Magic of Christmas Past

    The Magic of Christmas Past

    They say that the heart always comes home for Christmas and perhaps that is why so many memories of Christmas’s past seem to fill our minds at this special time of the year. We’ve been asking congregation members to share some of their special Christmas memories with us. Here’s what the attendees of the December […]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – December 2019

    Bishop and Chapter News – December 2019

    Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 16 December 2019 with nine of a usual twelve members present. Minutes of the November 2019 meeting were adopted as circulated. The Dean offered some reflections on the process of narrative budgeting referring largely to a version of an article by Susan Graham Walker - “How to write a […]      Read More »
  • 2019 Christmas Pastoral Letter

    2019 Christmas Pastoral Letter

    Advent 2019 Dear Friends in Christ, Once again Christmas celebration is thrust upon us in the midst of already busy lives. Time flows ever onward whether we are ready for what it holds in store or not. The challenge at Christians is often to be ready to greet whatever comes along and that applies also […]      Read More »