Call for Photos: This means you!!!!

Ric Todd asks everyone to pull out their iphone or a camera and submit photos for  St. Paul’s Cathedral Photo Exhibition October 1 – 31, 2016 “EYES TO SEE, Love, Care and Compassion!” This Exhibition: A call for all members of the St. Paul’s Community to participate and submit as an inspiration and sharing the … 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

Your Containers or Your Life

Eight people are participating in the current Formation Series track “The Journey of Your Art and Poetry.” Each Wednesday night they share with one another how a Lenten poetic or art making discipline is helping them grow spiritually. Facilitator of the group, Mark Turner, offered the following to the group in their second meeting. “Containers … READ MORE…

“See Me! Hear Me!” Play Offers Hope

Note: A play offering hope for the difficult, global problem of human trafficking will be performed three times in St. Paul’s Great Hall next week. “See Me! Hear Me!” is Kathleen Thompson’s one-woman show based on actual events which she and others have encountered. Her world-class talents, honed by a long career teaching and producing … READ MORE…

Icon Retreat at St. Paul’s Cathedral, June 22 – 26, 2015

Overnight the Great Hall was transformed from meeting space to sacred place dedicated to the craft of Byzantine iconography. For five days, from morning to evening, 21 students set aside their jobs, their errands and their iPhones, and dedicated their time and attention to their chosen icons under the tutelage of iconographer Teresa Harrison. Icon … READ MORE…

A week in the icon-writing life (updated)

Iconographer Teresa Harrison returns to St. Paul’s this year for the second annual Icon Writing Retreat in the Great Hall, June 22-26, 2015. Learn the ancient, meditative practice of icon writing during a week dedicated to prayer and contemplation on an icon you select and create. Beginners welcome.   Places are limited, so contact Julie … READ MORE…

New Play Unveils Lent and Holy Week Themes

A significant theater event is happening March 5 – 7 when the play “Pulling Back the Earth” is unveiled for the first time. Twenty years in the making, Mark Turner’s play will be presented as “theater of the mind” featuring dramatic readers, folk choir with ethnic percussion and original visual art. Produced by St. Paul’s … READ MORE…

St Paul’s Inside Out!

Did you get a chance to see the transformation of St Paul’s for Balboa Park’s December Nights event?  By day, we have a mild-mannered neo-Gothic Cathedral, but by night, the building became something really different as the lights cycled through different colors and effects.   Here are a few photos.  You can find more here.  … READ MORE…

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