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  • Thy Kingdom Come 2021 – a guide for 11 days of prayer

    Thy Kingdom Come 2021 – a guide for 11 days of prayer

    View or download the PDF version GET INVOLVED 1. Daily prayer - Commit to attending the daily office in the morning (8:45 a.m.) or in the evening (4:45 p.m.) or both at the Cathedral Monday - Friday. It takes about 15 minutes. 2. D I F F E R E N C E - Prayer […]      Read More »
  • COVID-19 Vaccine: Why not pay it forward?

    COVID-19 Vaccine: Why not pay it forward?

    by Ann Deveau As the pandemic has dragged on, disrupting all our lives, I've been waiting impatiently to get my first shot of a vaccine to protect against COVID-19. Suddenly, the words of my late father penetrate my whiny muttering. Dad would often say: “There's always someone worse off than yourself.” A bit red-faced, I […]      Read More »
  • My Journey Here – David Edwards

    My Journey Here – David Edwards

    He is the Most Rev. David Edwards, bishop of the Diocese of Fredericton; and Metropolitan of the Province of Canada, which comes with the title of archbishop. But he’d really rather be known as David. How he got to New Brunswick is a winding story of God’s hand on his life that began in 1960... […]      Read More »
  • Canadian Mothers’ Union Conference

    Canadian Mothers’ Union Conference

    The 2021 Canadian Mothers' Union Virtual Conference will be held online 04-05 June. The theme of the free event is 'Our God Is Still on the Move' and it will feature a keynote address by Worldwide Mothers' Union President Sheran Harper, guest speaker Bishop Bill Hockin, and a virtual banner parade. Originally scheduled to be […]      Read More »
  • What’s difference all about?

    What’s difference all about?

    In 2 Corinthians 5 we read that God "has committed to us the message of reconciliation." God has taken the initiative to bring us back into relationship with him. And he calls us to be reconciled reconcilers. Reconciliation is in the DNA of the disciple. Many of us feel that conviction to cross divides and […]      Read More »
  • From the Dean – Why do I tithe?

    From the Dean – Why do I tithe?

    It's not up to me to tell another what to do. I’ll always have fingers point at me suggesting that I’m the problem. It's only when I decide that I am, in fact, “the problem” or part of the solution that I’ll make a difference. What I can do is share what I do as […]      Read More »
  • Mobile Medical Clinic Goal Reached!

    Mobile Medical Clinic Goal Reached!

    The Diocese of Fredericton's fundraising campaign for a Mobile Medical Clinic in our Companion Diocese of Ho, Ghana has reached its goal! $100,000 has been raised in the Diocese, and the rest of the $268,000 project cost has come from Rotary. Thank you to all who contributed. The clinic is on schedule to be in […]      Read More »
  • Commitment to Education in Belize

    Commitment to Education in Belize

    Christ Church Cathedral has a special relationship with the staff and students of St. Hilda’s Anglican School, an elementary school in the rural village of Georgeville. Two hundred children attend the school, ranging between kindergarten and grade 8. Cathedral teams have travelled to Belize five times: in 2005, 2007, 2010, 2013 and 2018. Over 60 […]      Read More »
  • Renewal of Vows and Blessing of Oils

    Renewal of Vows and Blessing of Oils

    Christ Church Cathedral easily holds 250, but on April 1, Maundy Thursday, about 30 people were present for the Renewal of Vows and Blessing of Oils. Archbishop David Edwards presided, with Dean Geoffrey Hall assisting. Cheryl Jacobs read the intersessions, while the Rev. Chris Tapera, new rector in the Parish of Bathurst, and Debbie Edwards […]      Read More »
  • Climate Church – Climate World Book Study

    Climate Church – Climate World Book Study

    While we’ve been focused on the global pandemic for almost exactly a year now, the urgency of working on climate change has not diminished.  We should be putting as much effort into stopping that as we are into stopping the pandemic.  Climate change is more than a science issue, it's a spiritual and moral issue […]      Read More »
  • 2021 Easter Pastoral Letter

    2021 Easter Pastoral Letter

    View in PDF Lent 2021 Dear Friends, The old, old story will be told yet again this year. ("Tell me the old, old story") We who have walked the way of the Cross before will hear familiar words ... "Hosanna to the Son of David! ... Father, take this cup from me ... my God, […]      Read More »
  • Prayer Network Continues Under New Leadership

    Prayer Network Continues Under New Leadership

    Award-winning author Philip Yancey writes that prayer stands as the place where God and human beings meet and relate. “We're supposed to be a praying people,” agrees Carolyn Howlett in recalling why she got involved in the prayer network at the cathedral. “We're on a daily walk with the Lord, and it's important to listen, […]      Read More »
  • Elm City String Quartet – Friday, 26 March 2021

    Elm City String Quartet – Friday, 26 March 2021

    We're so pleased to host the Elm City String Quartet! The Elm City String Quartet performs at the beautiful Christ Church Cathedral, featuring works by Haydn, Borodin, and Shaw. The Elm City String Quartet returns to the beautiful Christ Church Cathedral for their first concert of 2021. Enjoy the charm of Haydn’s “Lark” quartet, the […]      Read More »
  • Update from St Hilda’s Anglican School in Belize

    Update from St Hilda’s Anglican School in Belize

    A letter sent March 11/21 by Ms. Jane Martinez, Principal at St. Hilda’s Anglican School. "Due to the Covid19 situation, we are only at school Monday and Tuesday. We are still doing distance learning. Teachers print packages every week for students and they also do online sessions twice a week." [...]      Read More »
  • Bishop and Chapter News – March 2021

    Bishop and Chapter News – March 2021

    Bishop and Chapter met 15 March 2021 by video conference with 10 of 14 members present. A faith conversation and discussion of an article “We’re in the Innovation Business” (Dwight Zscheile) was lead by the Dean. Minutes of 16 and 22 February 2021 were adopted. From the Dean meeting with Pandemic Response Task Group making […]      Read More »