Sharing the Good Word 2018.03.18

In our Gospel for Sunday, March 18 (John 12:20-33) Jesus speaks of his death and says: “Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.”  You can read the whole passage here in English...

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Newsletter 2018.03.09

Laetare Sunday (Lent 4) and 4 reasons to rejoice: Induction Sunday, Nuit blanche success, James Roberts’ retirement, safe arrival of Kat’s daughter … Notice re AGVM … Fair Trade Boutique … La Cathédrale le soir … Pain, partage et prière … Hungry Minds … Cathedral book group reads Map of...

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Sharing the Good Word 2018.03.11

The Gospel for Sunday, March 11 (John 3:14-21) speaks of Jesus being the light of the world. What does this say to you today? You are invited to read the passage, perhaps more than once, and share your thoughts about it here. The image shows a window by John Piper in the...

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Week of March 1, 2018

Dear Friend of the Cathedral As the weather warms and Lent progresses we dare to think that Spring and Easter are close at hand. The Lent study course, looking at different ways to pray, continues next Monday in Cathedral Place with a session on the Psalms led by Gideon Strauss....

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Week of February 22, 2018

Nuit blanche: concerts, displays and short movies by Indigenous filmmakers – Rising up blog video about Cathedral spire – Syrian family we are sponsoring, update – Forum budget deficit, some requests for help: coffee hour, Sunday School, Last Sunday Lunch, making a pledge – Lunch n’ Chat – “Teach us...

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Week of February 8, 2018

Dear Friend of the Cathedral In church this Sunday we will be singing Alleluia for the last time before Easter – but what joyous alleluias they will be as we welcome Bertrand Olivier to the Cathedral. There will be a combined service at 10 am for the 10 o’clock and...

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Preparing for Lent

Lent’s not just about giving stuff up! It’s an opportunity to exercise our prayer muscles. Amy Hamilton has enlisted expert speakers for this year’s Lenten Series on  Monday evenings, “Teach Us To Pray”. Come to Cathedral Place for a robust soup at 6:30 and this Lenten Course at 7. (Please sign...

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Week of February 1, 2018

Beginnings – Candlemas – Bertrand soon with us – Mardi Gras and Lent – Bible study in Lent – Patrick plays Bach – PPP– SJAG and aboriginal issues – LGBTQ+ skating party – The Essex Serpent – Forum – Notice of General Vestry Meeting – Nuit blanche programme – Compline...

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Week of January 18, 2018

Prayer for Christian Unity (theme chosen by Caribbean churches; our clergy) – SJAG meeting with lawyer Catherine Fagan as speaker on Aboriginal issues Feb 4 – Welcoming Bertrand Olivier as Dean – Pancake Supper – Ash Wednesday – Collecting socks – Helping in Sunday School – Making a pledge –...

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