News from the Cathedral Dec 15, 2016

Dear Friend of the Cathedral, At the request of a busy parishioner here is an executive summary of the contents of the newsletter. List of Christmas services and musical celebrations, call for stewards and bakers, Blue Christmas as a way of coping with uncertainty and fear, Corporation report to Forum,...

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News of November 24th

Dear Friend of the Cathedral, Paul and Jonathan are now safely in England followed by our blessings and thanks. Two beautiful services and receptions bade them farewell on Sunday. Several people gave always heartfelt and sometimes also very funny tributes. I’m collecting all the tributes made at both receptions, plus...

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News of November 10th

Dear Friend of the Cathedral You must have noticed that suddenly Christmas is in the air – literally with the stars in the trees outside the cathedral and with chocolate Santas in the grocery stores – but also on a more spiritual plane with Advent celebrations in the cathedral and...

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News of Week of November 4th

Dear Friend of the Cathedral There are some compelling reasons to spend all day in the cathedral this Sunday, starting with the emotionally compelling Remembrance Day commemoration at the 10 am service with the Grenadier Guards in attendance. The bulletin reminds us that the cathedral is their regimental church and that the...

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News of 20th October

Dear Friend of the Cathedral Forty-three people attended the Special General Vestry convened by Bishop Mary in the cathedral on Tuesday evening. The bishop and the people’s warden, Donna Riley, both spoke about the process of finding a new dean and the expectations of the community. The slate of nine...

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News of October 4th

Dear Friend of the Cathedral I will be out of the office for a couple of weeks, starting tomorrow, so I’m sending an early letter this week. Once again the cathedral community did itself proud this past weekend,  presenting a spectacular programme for Les journées de la culture from Friday...

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News of September 29th

Dear Friend of the Cathedral This will be an exciting weekend at the cathedral when we participate in the city-wide Journées  de la culture. There will be an art exhibition, a display of some the fascinating items found in our archives, a display of vestments and a full programme of...

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News of September 22

Dear Friend of the Cathedral, So much is happening around the Cathedral in the next two months it’s hard to know where to begin! We are of course planning goodbyes to Paul and Jonathan, setting in motion the process of finding a new dean and organising the interim care of...

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