Category archives: Cathedral News

  • 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]
  • Last Thursday marked the end of the Christmas season. “Twelfth Night,” the evening of January 5, is traditionally the time to take down all one’s Christmas decorations and to burn the greens that have adorned your home. When I was Rector of Trinity Church in Hamilton, Ohio, we would have a great par... [read more]