News of 19th May

Dear Friend of the Cathedral We are celebrating May in the cathedral with liturgy, music and gardens. Last Sunday the Feast of Pentecost included candles, multiple languages, Patrick playing Messiaen and a glorious service of ordination. This Sunday is Trinity Sunday when we will have a second chance to hear...

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Week of May 12th

Dear Friend of the Cathedral The feast of Pentecost this Sunday, one of the three major festivals of the church’s year, is a particularly apt celebration for the cathedral’s diverse and inclusive community. The 10 o’clock service will start in darkness and silence and then the deacon will offer the...

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Week of May 5th – Ascension Day

Dear Friend of the Cathedral This Sunday we will enjoy a mixed bag of celebrations. It is Jerusalem Sunday when Christ Church Cathedral joins with churches throughout the Anglican Church in Canada in praying for the people of Jerusalem and for God’s mission in the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem which...

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News of April 28th

Dear Friend of the Cathedral Many of you have expressed interest in the mini conference being organised by the Social Justice Action Group this Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm in Fulford Hall. We are delighted that there will be at least 5 representatives of the First Nations participating...

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News of 21st April

Dear Friend of the Cathedral There is never a dull moment around our cathedral. Members of Forum were made very aware of this last Tuesday when they heard about the plans to dismantle – yes, dismantle – our spire and build a new one. The plan is to build a...

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Week of April 15th

Dear Friend of the Cathedral, Earlier this week we received a very nice letter from Rhonda, along with a donation for flowers which will be in the church this Sunday. Rhonda wrote: Dear Friends, Now that the dust has – mostly – settled, Thomas, Gilbert and I want to say...

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News for Holy Week

Dear Friend of the Cathedral So here we are on the edge of the most sacred week in the year when we remember the events of Holy Week which begin with Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Those of us in church on Sunday will hear the priest say “My brothers...

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News of March 10th

  Dear Friend of the Cathedral The warmth of Spring is in the air and our thoughts begin to turn towards Easter as shops fill with chocolate eggs and fluffy rabbits – not to mention Easter elephants in Pier 1 – But there’s still some way to go and the...

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Week of March 6th

Many of you have already heard the sounds of rejoicing celebrating the huge success of NUIT BLANCHE last Saturday when 5289 visitors came into the cathedral. About a quarter of this number drank a cup of free fair-trade hot chocolate and then sat in a pew to listen to the...

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Week of February 25th

“O praise ye the Lord, all things that give sound; each jubilant chord re-echo around”. The words of this hymn perfectly express the joyful weekend ahead of us in the cathedral as we celebrate Montréal en lumière Friday evening and Nuit blanche on Saturday. There are three short concerts on...

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