Advent & Christmas Music from Christ Church Cathedral

In a normal year, Advent & Christmas would be one of the busiest times of the year for the Cathedral music department. Following in the footsteps of generations of Christians, once more we trace the journey towards Bethlehem through the narratives of the prophets and the gospels towards the brilliance...

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A Cradle Hymn

Composed this year for our Cathedral Choir by our Director of Music, Jonathan White, here is a setting of Isaac Watts’ timeless ‘Cradle Hymn’ sung by our socially distant yet spiritually united musicians:

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Liturgy & Music for Zoom Worship

If you missed the first webinar being hosted by the Anglican Diocese of Montreal and our own Music Department, you can view the whole session online below. Don’t forget to sign up for the next workshop which will be looking at some of the practical features and security on Zoom,...

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Isaac Watts

On what scriptural passage is “Joy to the World” based? Did Handel actually write the music? Find out in this video! Thank you to chorister Catharine Murray for singing “I Sing th’Almighty Power of God” at the end.

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Magnificat – The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin

For the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin, our choir has prepared the beautifully contempletive setting of the Magnificat – Mary’s song of praise. This text has been interpreted and set in countless ways by composers over the centuries, showing the breadth of Christian response to this astonishingly...

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The Complete Psalter: Psalms 10-14

We had a bit of a hiatus in our psalm project, but we’re delighted to be back with a mammouth set: Psalms 10-14. Download the music here and don’t forget to follow us to keep up to date with all our great content, including our very popular hymn series with Assistant...

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Pride 2020 – Like a rainbow

Christ Church Cathedral has always been an open, welcoming, and loving community, where we celebrate the diversity of every single individual who walks through our doors. Our Pride service has always been a key part of our wider outreach commitment to Montreal and, although we cannot meet physically this year,...

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