Category archives: Cathedral News

  • I am the oldest of three brothers. We are all relatively close in age and my brothers remain some of my closest friends. Despite how close we are to one another, there have only been a couple moments when we were all in the same school. On one such occasion, shortly after my middle brother started h... [read more]
  • This week’s Collect appeals to God to bring us together as a church so that we can show forth God's glorious power in unity. In my sixty-two years, I can't recall a time when we need unity more than we need it now. The deep divisions in the world give me great pain. The harm inflicted by extreme ... [read more]
  • When I was in high school I caught something. I had gone to a Cursillo-type weekend called Happening, which was specifically designed for high schoolers. It was awesome. I formed some friendships which I still have and it served to strengthen those that I already had as I brought my friends to their... [read more]
  • What Can I Learn From Service? "People we meet, some great in the eyes of the world and some almost invisible to the larger society, are often conduits of God's wisdom. Henri Nouwen, Discernment: Reading the Signs of Daily Life When I was ordained to the diaconate, I was placed into a ministry ... [read more]
  • This is one of those gospel passages that I read in order to give thanks for how different God is from us.  Jesus, in this parable, describes a God that scatters seed every which way, heedless of where it will land or whether or not it will grow well, hoping against hope that seeds will sprout in un... [read more]