Visit our new library!

John Pagenkopp writes, After almost a year of work, the expanded and refurbished Cathedral Library is now available to all parishioners!  We are located under the Great Hall in the room that used to be the bishop’s office. The collection has now grown to about 2,000 books. There is an on-line catalog that will be … READ MORE…

A sort of Eulogy

Robert Heylmun reflects on loss. We never get used to it. The news of a friend’s death, I mean. As someone in his 70s, I’d think that some amount of immunity from the profound feeling of loss would have accrued, would have allowed me to take in the news with a dignified equanimity. Pauline’s death … READ MORE…

The Sunday Sermon: Living Together

Easter 7A, May 28, 2017St. Paul’s San Diego John 17:1-11 Community is the essence of living in residential seminary. Some have said it is like living in a fishbowl. You get thrown into this place from your previously secular life with all these other people who are very different from you and then you are … READ MORE…

Saturday at 5pm

Did you know we have a quiet Saturday 5pm Eucharist in the chapel? This may be just the service you are looking for.  Jim Greer shares more: My grandmother use to say, those who go to church on Sunday at 10:00 am love the music and those who go at 8 love the Word, but … READ MORE…

Instructions for Life

Several years ago I was asked to deliver the Baccalaureate address for my school. I was honored of course but what do you say to young people that they’ll actually hear and put to use? “Hang on tight” came to mind, and “check the label”, and of course “Broken hearts mend”. But something happened as … READ MORE…

Was it Fate, Timing, or a God Thing?

Have you ever question how or why certain situations appear at your front door (metaphorically speaking). Lately, this has been happening to me whether it’s my impeccable timing or just cause. Here are a few stories that I want to share. Initially the weekend of April 8th-9th I was supposed to be up in the … READ MORE…

Welcoming All

The Rev Jeff Martinhauk shares,  Tomorrow we will welcome four new members into the congregation! There have been many more new members in the congregation over the past several months, but in the changing world around us, lives are busy, and expectations from the church are changing. So is the way people relate to church … READ MORE…

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