The Good Friday Sermon

It is finished. St John gives these as the last words Jesus utters before his death. Not “it’s all over”, or “I am finished,” but “it is finished.” The project is done. The mission is completed. The purpose has been accomplished. John tells us that death is part of God’s plan to lead us to … READ MORE…

Rites and Right Thinking

I have just finished watching a series on Netflix called Unorthodox. The story centers around Estey, short for Esther, a young Jewish woman in a community of orthodox Jews and who at age 18 finds herself in an arranged and largely loveless marriage. After a year of failing to get pregnant and a growing discontent … READ MORE…

Connecting on line, face to face

Wanna have coffee together? As people shut down and shut in, there are a couple of possibilities for video community. These options allow for multiple participants, if you have a device with a camera and a mic ( laptop, tablet, smartphone, some computers). 1) If you have a GMAIL (google) account and your friends have … READ MORE…

Evensong Sermon: Living Hope

Our world is experiencing a pandemic. It’s strange pandemic, one you can hardly see right now. It’s a pandemic whose victims are nearly invisible to most of us here in San Diego. And yet we are warned that it is spreading, invisibly, from person to person, and there are likely thousands more cases than anyone … READ MORE…

Caring for each other during COVID-19

Dear cathedral family, The past week has brought so many changes to our life of faith and common worship. As the entire world has responded to the outbreak of COVID-19, the rapid changes have left us all anxious and concerned. The Dean, Wardens, and Chapter had to make the very difficult decision to gather for worship only … READ MORE…

COVID-19 Update 3/12/20

Dear Cathedral Community, Beginning on Sunday March 15, 2020, all worship services at St. Paul’s Cathedral will only be available by live stream.  This will last until at least March 31, 2020. Beginning on Friday March 13, 2020, the campus is closed until further notice. In yesterday’s letter (HERE), we stated: “Taking precautions is the … READ MORE…

Coronavirus Preparation

For current updates on cancelations and events visit stpaulcathedral.org/covid Dear Cathedral Community,   In light of Bishop Susan’s directives on coronavirus (FOUND HERE), it is important that we review our ministry together at St. Paul’s Cathedral.    We are first and foremost a community of faith.  In this time, each one of us must take … READ MORE…

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