Dean Letter: St. Paul’s an Oral History (Part 3)

This is a transcript of part of an interview between the Very Rev. James E. Carroll, first Dean of St. Paul’s Cathedral, and the Rev. Dick Anderson, in 2017. Jim Carroll:     Dr. Cutting: do you remember him? Do you have any memory of 8th and C? Dick Anderson:           No. Jim:     Well, he was a superb … READ MORE…

Dean Letter: St. Paul’s an Oral History (Part 2)

Almira Fort is one of our longest-tenured parishioners. Here she talks with Dick Anderson in an interview recorded in 2017 about her memories of St. Paul’s. Almira: In 1959, I joined the roster. And we’ve been coming to St. Paul’s ever since. Then I met the Minchendens, Mrs Minchenden and her husband. I could say … READ MORE…

Dean Letter: St. Paul’s – an Oral History

Anne Walter Remembers St. Paul’s: 1975-1978 A transcript of an interview by the Rev. Dick Anderson of Anne Walter in 2017 When my younger daughter entered kindergarten, I became involved with the church school program here. I’m not sure if at that time I was on the Education Committee, but if I wasn’t, I soon … READ MORE…

Dean Letter: New COVID Restrictions and Ministry Openings

Hello St. Paul’s, This week I want to share information about some of our ministries that have been in abeyance during the pandemic and now need to be revitalized. But first, I want to acknowledge the frustration and stress we are all feeling as restrictions are once again tightened in the face of the increase … READ MORE…

The Sunday Sermon: Small Things With Great Love

July 25, 2021Penelope BridgesSmall Things with Great Love Once again Scripture confronts us with stories about power: human power and divine power.  This story of David and Bathsheba is just horrific. David is comfortable in his power as king. He is so comfortable, in fact, that he no longer bothers to lead his men in … READ MORE…

Staff Additions

We welcome three new part-time staff members to St. Paul’s: Dr. Orlando Espin serves as Latino and Multicultural Missioner, preaching at the Spanish services, working to build up the Spanish-speaking part of our congregation, and offering theology classes. Orlando is Emeritus University Professor of theology and religious studies at the University of San Diego, where … READ MORE…

Light Up The Cathedral For Pride

Light Up the Cathedral for PrideJuly 14, 2021: ResilientPenelope M Bridges Good evening, friends. Happy Pride! I am deeply grateful to the Pride leadership for inviting me to give this address tonight. Even though I have spoken in this pulpit many, many times, this is an occasion when Pride gets to select the speaker, and … READ MORE…

San Diego Half Marathon

If you are attending church this Sunday please be aware that this is also the day of the San Diego Half Marathon. You may consider leaving early or ride sharing. Click Here to view the route.

Dean Letter: Chairs

Hello St. Paul’s, If you’ve been in the church over the last two weeks you know that we have made the change from pews to chairs. This shouldn’t have been a surprise to any cathedral member: we have been talking about it for over a year, and we went through an extensive search for the … READ MORE…

Dean Letter: Pride Week

Hello St. Paul’s, While the rest of the world celebrated Pride in June, in San Diego we wait until July, and next week is Pride Week. Pride matters at St. Paul’s. We are known as a faith community that welcomes and includes everyone. Participation in our leadership, both lay and clergy, is open to all … READ MORE…

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