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  • The Sacrament of Holy Unction

    The Sacrament of Holy Unction

    Have you ever wondered what the anointing of the sick or "last rites" is all about? Learn more about the church's sacrament of Holy Unction on this page. As you are outwardly anointed with this holy oil, so may our heavenly Father grant you the inward anointing of the Holy Spirit. Of his great mercy, […]      Read More »
  • Moment for Missions: March 2018

    Moment for Missions: March 2018

    Moment for Missions Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!” ~ Isaiah 6:8 (NRSV) The living God of the Bible is a sending God, which is what ‘mission’ means. He sent the prophets to Israel. […]      Read More »
  • Spring 2018 Kitchen Cleaning

    Spring 2018 Kitchen Cleaning

    SHINY KITCHEN – Kathy McBride (centre), chair of the cathedral's kitchen committee, chats with Linda Waugh (left) and Mary Allwood (right) from the ACW who were preparing to serve refreshments following a presentation. They appreciated the recent seasonal cleaning of the kitchen at the church hall by the “Holy Joes.” The kitchen at the Cathedral […]      Read More »
  • The Faces of Christ – by Sarah Petite

    The Faces of Christ – by Sarah Petite

    The Faces of Christ are a version of images suggested and used with the Godly Play story method. On Good Friday 2018, "The Faces of Christ" was a modified Godly Play session and part of the worship that day. The "faces" images were created by Sarah Petite. recognizable events in Jesus' ministry, no prompting needed […]      Read More »
  • BELLS Challenge 2018

    BELLS Challenge 2018

    Our Bishop and the Diocesan Synod of 2017 has challenged us in "taking the BELLS Challenge to fulfill the mission of God." In his book, "Surprise the World: The 5 Habits of Highly Missional People," Michael Frost outlines a framework for how we might become more "mission minded as individuals." A church with an attitude […]      Read More »
  • Music Monthly – April 2018

    Music Monthly – April 2018

    March 28 - Wednesday in Holy Week7.30pm: TenebraeResponsaries - WillanPsalms 4, 24, 27, 51 Benedictus - Nanini in falsobordoni184, 330 March 28 - Maundy Thursday7.30pm: Choral Eucharist and Stripping of the SancuturyMissa l’hora passa - ViadanaPsalm 116: 1, 10-17View me, Lord, a work of thine - Lloyd O Sacred Feast - Willan511, 508, 497, 64 […]      Read More »
  • The Penal Cross – Sarah Petite

    The Penal Cross – Sarah Petite

    The large crucifix that hangs on the pillar in Christ Church Cathedral during the last two weeks before Easter is an adaptation of an Irish traditional form known as the "Penal Cross." One given to me many years ago hangs in my home, and gave me inspiration for my large version. The original is simple […]      Read More »
  • Celebrating Women – February 2018

    Celebrating Women – February 2018

    On a warm and sunny February afternoon – yes we did have some of those! – approximately 35 women gathered at the Cathedral Hall to hear Kathleen Snow’s presentation entitled Women Making a Difference – Where We are Planted. Most Christ Church Cathedral congregation members know Kathleen as our Parish Nurse, a member of the […]      Read More »
  • Easter 2018 Pastoral Letter

    Easter 2018 Pastoral Letter

    Lent 2018 Dear Friends in Christ, The season of Lent, with its "lent"hening days, reminds us of the coming of wondrous gifts of springtime when the earth returns to vitality after a life-limiting winter. The winter season is the harshest and most difficult in our climate and most of us are quite ready to see […]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – March 2018

    Bishop and Chapter News – March 2018

    Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 19 March 2018 with ten of twelve usual members present. J. McGarry was welcomed to the Chapter. Minutes of 19 February 2018 regular meeting and 24 February 2018 following the Annual, were reviewed and adopted. The Dean shared a video created by Creation Matters (Diocese of Ottawa) entitled “Mission […]      Read More »
  • What’s a Walking Taco? – 22 March 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

    What’s a Walking Taco? – 22 March 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

    Twenty-one people from the diocese are going to Toronto in late April. They will spend the week with the poor and needy, do chores and help wherever they can, spreading the gospel and doing good works. But don’t call it a mission trip. We’re rebranding “We’re rebranding,” said Colin McDonald, director of youth and intergenerational […]      Read More »
  • Youth Devotional from PWRDF

    Youth Devotional from PWRDF

    The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund, seeking to build a truly just, healthy and peaceful world, works in 28 countries with a variety of local partners and covers a wide spectrum in the field of international development. We hope that this devotional will help you explore the history of PWRDF as well as the […]      Read More »
  • Music Monthly – March 2018

    Music Monthly – March 2018

    Sunday 4 March - Third in Lent10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS)Rejoice in the Lord alway - Anon. 16th centuryGerman Mass - SchubertPsalm 19View me, Lord, a work of thine - Lloyd253, 291, 527, 479, 602Choral Song - S.S. Wesley 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP)Smith ResponsesPsalm 34Weelkes’ Short ServiceOut of the deep - Morley175, 607, 347Introduction & Passacaglia […]      Read More »
  • A new Mothers’ Union book of prayers!

    A new Mothers’ Union book of prayers!

    The Central Fundraising & Communications (F&C) Committee of Mothers' Union has produced a new prayer book for its members - 'words for every occasion to encourage and inspire, whether in public services, branch devotions or personal prayer time.' This is the story of the little team that could! God gives us more than we can […]      Read More »
  • Ending Homelessness: How can the Fredericton Anglican community help?

    Ending Homelessness: How can the Fredericton Anglican community help?

    Penny Ericson on 11 March 2018 - Homelessness Initiative The community of Fredericton is working to drastically change the way we collectively respond to homelessness through the implementation of a multiyear Plan to End Homelessness developed through collective planning by non-profits, different orders of government and community members. The $10 million Plan, The Road […]      Read More »