The Cathedral’s Greatest Treasure

by Rene Jamieson  Why is a wooden plaque and its cross made of 800 year old nails the Cathedral’s greatest treasure? On May 26th and 27th, the annual Doors Open Winnipeg brought several visitors to St. John’s. Doors Open is an opportunity for Winnipeggers to explore buildings around the city, buildings that aren’t usually open to the […]

Connecting with the past

St. John’s Anglican Cathedral looks forward as the 200th anniversary of the Peguis Selkirk Treaty From The Winnipeg Free Press, July 8, 2017 By: Brenda Suderman, reporter (brenda@suderman.com) photo by Wayne Glowacki (The Very Rev. Paul Johnson in the St. John’s Anglican Cathedral at 135 Anderson Ave.) THIS month, Manitobans mark the 200th anniversary of the […]

From the Dean’s Desk… for October 28th

Our English word ‘synod’ is from two Greek words (syn-h/odos) which literally mean ‘a way together.’  That’s good in itself, but this word ‘synod’ can also be translated a bit more loosely as ‘walking together’ or even ‘on the way together.’  The 111th Synod of the Diocese of Rupert’s Land, just completed (18-20 October), felt […]

Cathedral Chronicle

Dates to Remember Tuesday, September 11 The S.M.A.R.T. exercise program for seniors resumes at 10:00 a.m. in the John West Hall Wednesday, September 12 Vestry, 6:00 p.m. potluck supper and table Eucharist; meeting to begin at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, September 13 Friendship Circle, noon to 3:00 p.m. Ordination of Michael Bruce, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, September 23 […]

Thank You to My Family in Faith

Thanks to all of you who offered comfort, whether in hugs, comforting words, in your prayers or in your presence at the memorial service for my grandson Alex.  Mere words cannot adequately express my deep gratitude for the love you have shown to me, and, by extension, Alex’s entire family. God is love, and the Cathedral congregation lives that […]