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Parade of Lights Hot Chocolate Booth- November 2017

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Tea in the Transept- May 2017.

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Baptism & Christmas - December 2012.

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Blessing of the Animals - October 2, 2011.

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  • The centennial celebrations for the Cathedral Church of All Saints’ took place throughout 2010. The attempt during the events was to advance the cathedral mission and vision outcomes. The celebratory worship services and most of the other initiatives and events were under the direction of the Cathedral 2010 Centennial Committee (Gay Hauser - Chair; with Jennifer Chapman; Elizabeth Craig; Kent Doe; Sheila Gordon; John Hudson; Cynthia Pilichos; and Paul Smith. Earlier committee members were Ray Carter and Frank Lovely). The Cathedral Centennial Celebrations started in October 2008.

  • October 2008 – Re-dedication of the Cathedral Cornerstone and cornerstoneLaunch of Cathedral 2010 Plans: Cathedral logo: Honouring Our Past. Forging Our Future (design Claudia Mannion); Cathedral 2010 Prayer (Rev. Robert Richmond); Cathedral 2010 banner (Maureen Yeats); Cathedral book mark with 2010 logo and prayer noting anticipated key events for 2010 and the Cathedral 2010 hymn, Lord for the Years (Cathedral 2010 Centennial Committee).

  • November 2008 – May 2010 – Honouring and celebrating key Cathedral ministry groups in line with two of the Cathedral’s Vision Outcome statements: attentive nurturing of common life and participative liturgy: Cathedral League. Gordon Group, Sanctuary Guild, St. Catherine’s Group, Choir, Congregational Council & Committees, Sunday School Teachers, and Greeters. Yet to be honoured are those directly associated with the liturgy – the Cathedral Clergy and Honourary Assistants, the Servers, and Lay Readers.

  • December 2009 – Twelfth Night performed in the Cathedral, and other performance offerings, including A King’s Christmas, with the King’s College Chapel Choir.

  • January 2010 - Lt. Governor presents the Canadian and Nova Scotian flags to the Cathedral in honour of the 100th Anniversary, a fine addition to the newly restored nave and transept.

  • February 2010 - Love to Learn Event (Vessels & Vestments – Maureen Yeats; Windows & Woodwork – Marie Elwood; Music & Melody – Neville Elwood, John Hudson, and Alec Tilley, plus an overview of the building of our Cathedral (Bill Naftel) and a slide show of Cathedrals in England and Europe (Russ Hall). A light supper was served and the event concluded with Choral Evensong.  

  • March 2010 Commonwealth Sunday at the Cathedral

  • April 2010 - Tea in the Transept with featured hats and dress a la 1910, and a new feature of Event and Table Sponsorship that allowed $5,000 to be directed to the Cathedral’s 2010 Outreach Project: the Metro Non-Profit Housing Association (MNPHA)

  • May & June 2010 - Cathedral welcomes General Synod delegates for the Synod Opening Service and throughout the week. The Xplore and More Program for the children (ages 5 – 12) of the Diocese included tours (excellent coloured guide brochure), disposable cameras, crafts, face painting, music, food, sharing, and a children’s service.  

  • July & August 2010 Tour Guide for Open Doors. In August, the Lt. Governor of Nova Scotia, Her Honour, the Honourable Mayann Francis, hosts a Garden Party at Government House for the Cathedral congregation.


  • September 2010Heritage Sunday with the Lt. Governor in attendance and offering the Prayers of the People, MLA Leonard Preyra and Mayor Peter Kelly each doing a reading; Archbishop Peters as Preacher, followed by a tree planting ceremony in Victoria Park and a barbecue on the South Lawn. This service saw the premiere of the specially commissioned anthem by Paul Halley for voice and organ, with text based on the first hymn composed in Canada: We love the place, O God (Bullock). Organ, brass, and the bag pipes were featured instruments for Heritage Sunday. Then Back-to-Church Sunday.

  • October 2010 - Outreach Sunday with the Shining Lights Choir and a focus on MNPHA. An Altar / Sanctuary Guild Workshop co-sponsored with the Anglican Church Women Nova Scotia Board to celebrate this important ministry (A Journey Just Begun: A Labour of Love Ministry), the Cathedral’s 100th anniversary, and the 125th anniversary of organized women’s ministry in our Diocese and the country.

  • November 2010 - Patronal Festival Celebration with our Primate, Archbishop Fred Hiltz & Lynne Samways-Hiltz as guests. The Primate preached at the 10:30 Eucharist; complimentary Reception in the Cathedral at 5:30. Dinner at The Lord Nelson Hotel at 7:00, with Fred Connors as dinner speaker. Sponsorship monies raised to be directed to MNPHA and PWRDF. The formal close of the Cathedral League on the Reign of Christ the King Sunday (Nov. 21)and the launch of a new Anglican Church Women group on Nov. 17, focused on spiritual and educational development, and open to all, women and men. With the theme (Nov 2010 – May 2011) The Love of Jesus Calls Us, and the conceptual framework rooted in the national, diocesan, and Cathedral  mission statements, the programming for the group will address a number of the Cathedral’s vision outcome statements. Advent Sunday Cathedral Carol Service on November 28.

  • December 2010 – The Christmas Pageant at 10:30 am and A King’s Christmas, with the King’s College Chapel Choir at 7:30 pm, both on Dec. 12.

The Silent Night Project was an Anglican Church of Canada project to encourage all churches to submit a video of their congregation singing Silent Night.

Donations from the Silent Night Project are directed to support the ministry of Anglican military chaplains, who work among the women and men of the Canadian Forces.




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