New Canons!

What’s a Canon, you ask? Canons of the Cathedral are those who have a formal or honorary affiliation voted on by the chapter and approved by the Bishop. They can be clergy, or lay people. This is a recognition of current office and/or previous service.  (See previous posts about our canons here.) Canons wear purple … READ MORE…

The St George’s Day Sermon: Jesus First

April 30, 2017St. George’s Day EvensongSt. Paul’s CathedralMatthew 10: 16-22 Come Holy Spirit: Touch our minds and think with them, touch our lips and speak with them and touch our hearts and set them on fire with love for you. AMEN. This is always quite a day. A bit of a parade, Banners, bag pipes, … READ MORE…

Evensong under Water

There’s an i-phone app called Waterlogue that takes photographs and makes them look like watercolor paintings.  I applied this to several of Sunday’s evensong photos , giving a fun portfolio.  Enjoy! –Susan, blogmaster & photographer

Photos from St George’s Day

The Dragon awaits the parade, skewered by a sword  Look closely at the gravity-defying thurible! Multiple images of St George Hard working children carry the dragon Verger Almira shepherds the choir Verger Stephanie leads the flagbearers Loose canons?  Cathedral Canon Christine and Diocesan Canon Howard Last but not least, Head Verger Lisa, Bishop’s Chaplain Roger, … READ MORE…

Honors and Privileges

Sunday evening at Evensong, I was installed (sort of sounds like a kitchen appliance) as a verger at St. Paul’s Cathedral. I am deeply honored at being asked to join this august group of worker bees who keep the services humming at the cathedral. The ceremony promised to be brief during which I switched from … READ MORE…

Remembering 9/11

Dear Friends in Christ,   If you have been attending to the media this week then you know that our country is working hard to make sense of 9/11. We are remembering, reflecting, and once again sharing our feelings about that horrific crime as well as the decisions and events of the decade that followed. … READ MORE…

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