News of 28th July

Dear Friend of the Cathedral, Let us pause for a few minutes to acknowledge joy – the joy of friendship and the support of the church community, the joy of the chance to relax in the warm summer weather, the joy of lifting our spirits into the presence of God....

Continue reading

News of 21st July

Dear Friend of the Cathedral We are delighted to announce that last week our director of Music, Patrick Wedd, was made an honorary fellow of the Royal Canadian College of Organists, joining some very distinguished musicians, including a previous Cathedral organist, Alfred Whitehead, and Derek Holman, composer of the setting...

Continue reading

News of 29th June

Dear Friend of the Cathedral There are some urgent calls out for volunteers most immediately to support the Cathedral’s participation in the St Catherine’s street fair on Friday July 15, Saturday 16 and Sunday 17. People are needed to stand or sit by the cathedral’s table where there will be...

Continue reading

Week of 23rd June

Dear Friend of the Cathedral, Summer – an excellent time to relax with a good book or, if you’re in town, attend a beautiful concert at the cathedral. We have suggestions for both activities. Episkopé has put together an excellent reading list with a mixture of fiction and non-fiction books....

Continue reading

News of 17th June

Dear Friend of the Cathedral You are warmly invited to a number of events happening in and around the cathedral during the next few days. Several of these events reflect our desire to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to action. Ø  The Diocesan Synod meets on Saturday beginning with...

Continue reading

News of 9th June

Dear Friend of the Cathedral If you were at the reception and presentation offered to the cathedral last Tuesday by the organisers of the capital campaign I’m sure you would agree that it was a special occasion. Bob King chaired the evening, Bishop Mary Irwin blessed it, Paul Kennington spoke...

Continue reading

News of June 2nd

Dear Friend of the Cathedral Have you received your invitation to the Preview Launch of the Cathedral’s Major Fundraising Campaign? Our campaign leaders, from both within the congregation and the wider community have been hard at work earning the support of community leaders and major donors, and are eager to...

Continue reading

News of May 26th

Did you hear Jean-Jacques Goulet and Josée Lemoine being interviewed on Radio Canada by Catherine Perrin on Wednesday morning? Josée, a former parishioner, and Jean-Jacques, a member of the cathedral’s ministry team, were ordained priests on May 15. If you follow the link below to the Radio Canada archives you...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading