Category archives: Cathedral News

  • Palm Sunday a poem by Christina Rossetti I lift mine eyes, and see Thee, tender Lord, in pain upon the tree, Athirst for my sake and athirst for me. “Yea, look upon Me there, Compassed with thorns and bleeding everywhere, For thy sake bearing all, and glad to bear.” I lift my heart to pr... [read more]
  • All of our Holy Week and Easter services provide a perfect opportunity to introduce a friend to the beauty of the Cathedral and to Episcopal liturgy at its best. From Palm Sunday through Easter Day, we hear and experience the Story of Jesus’ last days on earth. Palm Sunday (April 9) is the beginn... [read more]
  • At first glance, one may think that the method of choosing a king of Israel that is outlined for us in the Old Testament reading today is archaic and counter-intuitive. After all, a king should be the strongest and most intelligent, thus insuring the safety of people and realm from attack and intrig... [read more]
  • The following is taken from Pilgrim Road: A Benedictine Journey through Lent, by Albert Holtz (Morehouse, 2015), the Lenten study book the Cathedral is reading this year. Discussion groups meet each Wednesday, beginning at 6:00, at various Flying Star Café locations around town. The list of location... [read more]
  • The Lent study book that I have recommended this year is Pilgrim Road: A Benedictine Journey through Lent, by Albert Holtz (Morehouse, 2015). Our first discussion group met last Wednesday, and we had an excellent discussion about the first week’s readings and some of the directions in which they led... [read more]
  • The Fifth Commandment, as written in Exodus, chapter 20, reads: “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work; but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God; in it you shall not do any work…for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, the sea, ... [read more]