The Christ Church Cathedral Spire Up Close

Christ Church Cathedral Major Fundraising Campaign blogThe Christ Church Cathedral spire renovation continues. In recent weeks, more scaffolding has been erected around the Cathedral to allow workers to reinforce the spire’s supporting structure. For a quick overview of the work in progress and to see breathtaking views of the spire, watch the short video below. Continue reading “The Christ Church Cathedral Spire Up Close”

Choirs at Christ Church Cathedral: Connecting to the divine through song

At Christ Church Cathedral, the connection between spirit and song is well established. The Anglican choral tradition has been maintained here throughout the centuries and singing continues to be a regular part of services. Did you know that singing is good for your health? Would you like to know how far (or how high) the Cathedral choir would go to uplift the community in difficult times? Read on and discover why music is one of the pillars of the Cathedral’s ministry and how your donations to the Major Fundraising Campaign can help keep the tradition alive. Continue reading “Choirs at Christ Church Cathedral: Connecting to the divine through song”

Truth and Reconciliation: A Look Back on Five Years of Commitment to Social Justice

It’s been five years since Christ Church Cathedral’s Social Justice Action Group (“SJAG”) started working with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (“TRC”). During this time, they have taken action to make amends for the suffering caused by Canada’s residential school system. In honour of this five-year anniversary, Rising Up! presents a short overview of the history of residential schools and a timeline of the group’s efforts to mitigate their residual effects. Continue reading “Truth and Reconciliation: A Look Back on Five Years of Commitment to Social Justice”