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  • Congratulations Anique!

    Congratulations Anique!

    We are very proud to announce that our scholarship student, Anique Hernandez, has graduated from high school in Belize. Congratulations Anique! Graduation benediction prayer May God’s blessing follow you as you find new journeys to travel. May you walk safely along the pathways of your dreams. May his gentle hand guide the decisions you will […]      Read More »
  • Message from Indira Spain in Belize

    Message from Indira Spain in Belize

    My Dearest Friends in Canada: I write with a full, joyful and grateful heart to inform you of Anique’s successful completion of high school.  I received her results on May 23 and finally got the opportunity to sit and share my happiness with you today.  I am sure you have been awaiting this very good […]      Read More »
  • Giving Policy at Christ Church Cathedral

    Giving Policy at Christ Church Cathedral

    Perhaps the first question that will be asked: "Why does Christ Church Cathedral need a giving policy?" Every organization with the privledge of being considered a registered charity needs a giving policy. The Canadian Revenue Agency grants charitable status to organizations that meet very strict requirements. Churches, at least at the moment, are among them. […]      Read More »
  • Why we do what we do – the Anglican Communion

    Why we do what we do – the Anglican Communion

    What is the Anglican Communion? The Anglican Communion is one of the world’s largest Christian communities. It has tens of millions of members in more than 165 countries around the globe. Anglicanism is one of the traditions or expressions of Christian faith. Others include Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox, Lutheran and Baptist. The Communion is organised […]      Read More »
  • General Synod meets in July 2019

    General Synod meets in July 2019

    Did you know that beyond the highly visible issues being considered at General Synod this year are many more less visible but significant ones? Some of these are the resulting reports from the enormous body of work done over several years in many areas of church life. Response to the “Iona Report” is progress towards […]      Read More »
  • The problem with plastic

    The problem with plastic

    The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada in 2019 will consider a motion to encourage Anglicans across the country to both curtail purchase of and, reduce reliance on, single use plastics. The proposed motion includes developing resources to assist local efforts to those ends. Plastic products are produced from oil, a non-renewable resource. […]      Read More »
  • A Grand Day for a Picnic

    A Grand Day for a Picnic

    Our prayers were answered as Sunday, June 23rd dawned bright and clear, if not a little windy; it was the day of our combined 10:30 am worship to be followed by our Picnic & Pies event on the Cathedral grounds.  The setup crew were at work by 9:30 am and within an hour had all the […]      Read More »
  • Season of Creation 2019

    Season of Creation 2019

    Are you concerned about the environment? Climate change? Caring for God’s good earth? You should be! The Season of Creation is now recognized by Christians worldwide, highlighting our stewardship responsibility to protect God’s most precious gifts. The Five Marks of Mission of the Anglican Communion (#5) and the Anglican Church of Canada’s Baptismal Covenant, name […]      Read More »
  • 2019 Fall start up dates

    2019 Fall start up dates

    Christ Church Cathedral Fall 2019 Start-ups Most activities and programmes at the Cathedral take a summer break. Here is at least some of what should be happening in the Fall of 2019 Download a version for print Guild of St. Joseph (1st Tuesday) . . . . . . . . . . . . […]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – June 2019

    Bishop and Chapter News – June 2019

    Bishop and Chapter met on Monday, 17 June 2019 with nine of a usual twelve members present. In the absence of the Chair, Canon Charles Ferris was in the chair. Minutes of the 13 May were adopted. The Dean led a brief review of the Christian doctrine of the Holy Trinity. A video clip of […]      Read More »
  • Fabrics, falls and frontals: the Cathedral displays works of eccesiastical art

    Fabrics, falls and frontals: the Cathedral displays works of eccesiastical art

    It began with a query from someone in a parish in the diocese: Do you ever exhibit all the needle-work Christ Church Cathedral has? That query came to fruition on April 13 when dozens of people came in to view all that was on display: “the fabrics, falls and frontals that grace pulpit and altar,” […]      Read More »
  • Our verger retires: after eighteen years of faithful service

    Our verger retires: after eighteen years of faithful service

    In June of 2001, I was approached by Dean Keith Joyce at Christ Church Cathedral to take over the post of verger. I have been in the job now for 18 years. Let me tell you a bit about it. I chose Christ Church Cathedral as my spiritual home in 1979. In 1980, I became […]      Read More »
  • Music Monthly – June 2019

    Music Monthly – June 2019

    June 2 2019 - Sunday after the Ascension - Jerusalem Sunday 10.00: Choral Eucharist (BAS) God is gone up - Croft Missa Brevis III - Willan Psalm 97 O pray for the peace of Jerusalem - Blow 247(206), 388(433), 497, 515 Exurgat Deus - Hurford 4.00: Choral Evensong (BCP) Ayleward Responses Psalms 19 and 46 […]      Read More »
  • Episcopal Church of Roatan (Nelson and Kara Ministry) May 2019 Update

    Episcopal Church of Roatan (Nelson and Kara Ministry) May 2019 Update

    May Update 2019 Please continue to pray for: Continued and stable financial support for the next three years as we continue to serve the Lord on Roatán, Honduras. The ongoing construction in Coxen Hole. Pray for the remaining installation stages: Cement concrete for the floor and ceramic tiles. Our congregations: St. Peter by the Sea […]      Read More »
  • Matt Allen’s May 2019 IVCF Newsletter

    Matt Allen’s May 2019 IVCF Newsletter

     One of the challenges that we face in the ministry in Martinique is that in the evening it can be difficult to gather students from all across the island. After sunset (6:30 pm) most of the public transportation stops and so many students do not have access to transportation to attend our evening events.      Read More »