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  • This year marks forty years since my graduation from High School. Many of you will have passed greater milestones, and many of you have not yet exceeded the twenty-year anniversary of this rite of passage. Visiting my parents this week, and passing by my High School on several occasions, has caused ... [read more]
  • There is a difference between instrument and instrumental. For example, a covenant, arrived at through prayerful dialogue and deep reflection, can be an instrument of reconciliation. Two parties who had been estranged and at enmity can find peace between them and have communion restored in their rel... [read more]
  • It is a characteristic of modern life, so it is said, to have a very short attention span. Advertisers are said to take advantage of this fact (and encourage it, I would suggest) by creating ads that are thirty-second streams of rapid-fire images. One has to wait for the Super Bowl to see commercial... [read more]
  • Holy Week at the Cathedral Monday, March 21: Noon Eucharist Tuesday, March 22: 10:00 a.m. Chrism Mass Note: this service replaces the noon Eucharist today only.  All are invited to attend the Eucharist. Wednesday, March 23: Noon Eucharist 7:00 p.m. Tenebrae Thursday, March 24: Noonday... [read more]
  • During my time in India, I have had many opportunities to reflect upon the season of Lent and its meaning for us as Christians. I’d like to share a few of them with you. The first city to which we traveled, after our initial time in Delhi, was to Varanasi. It lies along the banks of the Ganges Ri... [read more]
  • Dean Goodman’s travels in India continue. On February 29, he noted (on Facebook), “Getting ready to head to Delhi this morning. The visit north has been wonderful, but now it's off to points South...I fly to Bangalore, and then on to Chennai, where I'll be staying with my dear friends S. Moses and G... [read more]
  • A few excerpts from the Dean’s Facebook notes about the India tour. On February 21, “we drove the Udaipur, stopping for lunch along the way at a heritage site, the home of a lesser Rajasthan noble, who has turned his home into an hotel and restaurant. It is the Bijay Niwas Palace. Lunch was excel... [read more]
  • Dean Goodman is on tour in India with Annie and Rex Jung, Ed and Karen Bramlitt, Eric Parker, and Ken Moorhead from the Cathedral; Jim and Helen Marquez from Albuquerque; David Martin and Liviu Gherman from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Some of his thoughts and images about the trip are excerpted fr... [read more]
  • This comes to you from New Delhi, where we have spent the last three days. “We” are Annie and Rex Jung, Ed and Karen Bramlitt, Eric Parker, and Ken Moorhead from the Cathedral; Jim and Helen Marquez from Albuquerque; David Martin and Liviu Gherman from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It has been a ver... [read more]
  • Once again, we stand at the threshold of Lent. This season of “forty days and forty nights,” as one Lenten hymn puts it, is one of great opportunity. In Lent, God invites us into a sacred time and a holy space, what the Bible terms “wilderness,” in which we are able to meet God and listen to him in ... [read more]
  • In May of last year, we were blessed by a visit of the Rev. Sathianathan Moses and his wife, the Rev. Grace Moses. As they participated in the life of the Cathedral, being part of our worship, meeting various Cathedral members and sharing meals with them, folks became acquainted with these priests f... [read more]
  • One of the topics foremost in my mind as the recent meeting of the Primates approached, and as the actions are being considered, is reconciliation. This is holy work to which we are called by Christ himself. “In Christ,” St. Paul tells us, “God is reconciling the world to himself.” This passage from... [read more]