Cathedral Life
E-ffervescence - Issue 26 Out Now

“It is a tale, told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing” - Macbeth I was given a daily Shakespearean insult calendar for 2020, which I enjoy very much (my sons know me well). The quote at the time of writing this is the above, from Macbeth- and it made me smile. I thought immediately of my contributions to Effervescence, and I am hoping that the above does not always apply to what I produce! Although I... read more

Level 1 Activity Update

Now that we are back at Level 1 we are able to re-start many of the activities and events that have been on hold! Have a read below for details. As we go about our lives, please remember that, changing alert levels will not magically change the way everyone feels or make the impacts of Covid-19 disappear from everyone’s lives. It is perfectly normal for people to experience the same thing in vastly different ways. Keep up that wonderful spirit of... read more

Project Update for September 2020

St Mary’s set to feature on Prime TV’s Artefact series Earlier this year our Cathedral and several key members of the Project team were involved with an episode for the new season of Artefact – a wonderful New Zealand series featuring Dame Professor Anne Salmond. It focuses on artefacts and taonga at the heart of pivotal moments of our history. The episode is set to screen on Prime TV on Tuesday 22nd of September at 7.30pm. We are planning (alert... read more

AGM and Sunday Services at Level 2

The return to Level 2 (and the gathering limit of 100) means we will revert to our usual two services (8am and 10am) this Sunday (August 16th). The AGM will take place directly after the 10am service. Level 2 rules mean the return of some (now familiar) changes including: 2-metre social distancing rules will apply (limit 50 parishioners per service) Unfortunately, there will be no singing in the service and no cup of tea before or soup luncheon after the... read more

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