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  • When a congregational meeting is not … Annual 2019

    When a congregational meeting is not … Annual 2019

    It’s no secret that most people don’t get too excited about Annual Meetings. They can be long and they can be tedious and they can even be boring. But they shouldn’t be! The Annual Congregational Meeting is a once a year chance to hear about what has been accomplished in the past year and the […]      Read More »
  • 2019 Annual Report of the Dean of Fredericton

    2019 Annual Report of the Dean of Fredericton

    Introduction Drummer and founder of the Spanish band Mägo de Oz (Wizard of Oz) 1 has been quoted on the meaning behind the name chosen for the Celtic metal band he formed in 1989. "Life is like a yellow brick road along which we travel with others as we search for our dreams." Cathedral life […]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – February 2019

    Bishop and Chapter News – February 2019

    Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 11 February 2019 with twelve members present. Minutes of the 21 January were adopted. An article, “Joyful Stewardship” by Linda Buskirk (Episcopal Church Foundation) was discussed. The Chapter agreed on the value of developing a stewardship statement to help guide a culture of joyful stewardship in the future Business […]      Read More »
  • Dessert and Games Night for Belize, February 17th

    Dessert and Games Night for Belize, February 17th

    On February 17, the Dessert and Games Night (all ages) will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Cathedral Memorial Hall, 168 Church Street. Drop in and stay as long as you like. Games will include: a kid-friendly area that will rotate games every 15 minutes (Charades, Pictionary, musical chairs, and cribbage) […]      Read More »
  • Do I Have to Kneel? – info about Anglican customs

    Do I Have to Kneel? – info about Anglican customs

    Approximately 30 people gathered at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, January 27th to hear the answer to the question “Do I Have to Kneel?” The afternoon session, which was something of an Anglican primer, included presentations by Hank Williams, Cheryl Jacobs and Dean Geoffrey Hall and was hosted by the Christian Formation committee. The first […]      Read More »
  • Music Monthly – February 2019

    Music Monthly – February 2019

    February 3 - Presentation of the Lord (transferred) - Candlemas 10:00: Service of Light and Choral Eucharist Nunc Dimittis - Gibbons Missa Secunda - Hassler Psalm 84 Locus iste - Bruckner 267(155), 96, 627(362), 159, 560 Fiat Lux - Dubois 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP) Ayleward Responses Psalms 48 and 87 Weelkes’ Short Service In pace […]      Read More »
  • Belize missionary updates

    Belize missionary updates

    A new family has arrived in San Ignacio, Belize, to assist Father David Alenskis (who, along with his wife, Mary Beth, has some baby news to share)! Evan, Missy, and Annabelle Hansen from Charlottesville, Virginia plan to be in San Ignacio for the next year. Read more about both families on the Cathedral's Missions website.      Read More »
  • An Anglican in Latvia

    An Anglican in Latvia

    Cathedral parishioner Capt. Jason Parsons had the opportunity to worship at St. Saviour’s Anglican church in Riga, while stationed in Latvia with the Canadian Armed Forces as part of a NATO group. Read his reflections about the experience in Latvia and worshipping while deployed, on page 11 of the NB Anglican (December edition). Please watch […]      Read More »
  • 2018 Mothers’ Union Biennial Conference

    2018 Mothers’ Union Biennial Conference

    The Canadian Mothers' Union Biennial Conference was held at the Villa Madonna Retreat House in Rothesay, NB on November 16-18,2018. Neither snow, nor ice pellets, nor freezing rain could keep all of the registered participants away! Some of us arrived a day early to get ahead of the storm and others arrived a day later […]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – January 2019

    Bishop and Chapter News – January 2019

    Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 21 January 2019 with ten of a usual twelve members present. Minutes of the 17 December meeting and notes from the 14 January were adopted. The Dean offered some reflections on the church liturgical year and specifically the Feast of the Presentation (Candlemas), reading from Luke 2:22-38. Business Arising […]      Read More »
  • The Hansens in Belize

    The Hansens in Belize

    A new family will be helping Father Alenskis for the next year in San Ignacio, Belize. This link has some photos of their rented home as well as some photos from St. Andrew’s church and the youth group going around town singing Christmas carols at people’s doors. You may find it funny to see everyone […]      Read More »
  • Baby announcement from David and Mary Beth Alenskis in Belize!

    Baby announcement from David and Mary Beth Alenskis in Belize!

    Click here for a Christmas and pregnancy update from Mary Beth Alenskis in Belize!      Read More »
  • Volunteers needed for soup kitchen in 2019

    Volunteers needed for soup kitchen in 2019

    Can you step out in faith to help Fredericton’s needy? Christ Church Cathedral supplies teams of volunteers who work at the Fredericton Community Kitchen on Saturdays year-round to help the cook at supper time. Duties include preparing and serving food, doing dishes, and cleaning up after the evening meal. The time commitment is a mere […]      Read More »
  • An unwanted newness – David Edwards

    An unwanted newness – David Edwards

    As I write this, I am perfectly aware that I probably have no idea what I am talking about. With press deadlines, I am sitting at my laptop two weeks to the day since Janet died. Please don’t stop reading. This is not going to be an emotional piece outlining my grief, but it will […]      Read More »
  • Music Monthly – January 2019

    Music Monthly – January 2019

    6 January 2019 - The Epiphany of the Lord 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) From the rising of the sun - Ouseley Missa l’hora passa - Viadana Psalm 72:1-7 Bethlehem Down - Warlock 158, 157(508),599(580), 48, 160 March - Choveaux 13 January 2019 - The Baptism of the Lord 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BCP) O come, ye […]      Read More »