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On Sunday evening, the Cathedral hosted the Fullerton College Choir, visiting from Orange County, California at the 5.30pm St. Brigids Eucharist.
Gathered in the chancel, congregation and choir sitting together, the music soared. A choir full of exquisite voices was added to the regular 30+ in weekly attendance at St. Brigids. It was beautiful. It was moving. It was a wonderful way to end the week.
Worship is at the heart of the life and ministry of Christ Church Cathedral. Seven times a week and four times on Sunday, people gather around the Altar to take part in the liturgies of the church. Worship calls us into an awareness of a deeper mystery, a greater presence, as we approach and address the true and living God, known to us in Jesus Christ.
You are my Witnesses is the theme of the upcoming General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, meeting in Toronto from July 7 to 12th. For those not familiar with Anglican Church governance, the General Synod (the word synod means a common road or pathway) meets once every 3 years. At a General (national) […]
I love the psalms. At St. Brigid we have been spending about five minutes in prayer and reflection before we begin the prayers for the people and I have been using the psalm appointed for the day as our focus.
I love the psalms because they explore our relationship with God in its fullness.
One of the joys of my work is the delicate balance between my work as a facilitator, and my work as a deacon. The two are actually much more closely aligned than many people at first might imagine.