“There is no one who is righteous”

Saturday morning’s passage from the daily office (Romans 3:9-20) lists a whole catalogue of accusations that different writers of the Old Testament marshalled against the Gentiles.  Here, the author applies them to all the Roman Christians hearing or reading the letter—Jews and Greeks alike—as evidence of the need to rely,...

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Managing Human Resources

For the Feast of Saint Matthias on May 14 our readings at the Offices touch on the need to replace failed leadership. Matthias was chosen by lot to complete the number of the Twelve after Judas’ betrayal and suicide. The scripture which describes the selection of Matthias, following Jesus’ Ascension...

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Immortality

Christ “is the image of the unseen God, the first-born of all creation; for in him were created all things in heaven and on earth: everything visible and everything invisible… all things were created through him and for him. He exists before all things and in him all things hold...

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Tenebrae in 2020

Tenebrae in 2020 The Lord has laid waste without pity All the habitations of Jacob O dark dark dark. They all go into the dark The vacant interstellar spaces, the vacant into the vacant, He has brought low in dishonor The kingdom and its leaders Distinguished civil servants, chairmen of...

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Pilgrims Welcome—No Travel Required

Today…. March 21, 2020… would have been our parish Quiet Day. When it was planned, the coronavirus pandemic we are now living was, if visible at all, a tiny cloud on a faraway horizon.  We saw ourselves together at a retreat house on the northern edge of the Island of...

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A Quiet Day

This talk by Paul Geraghty was offered in February at the Cathedral parish Quiet Day and is reprised here on Saint Benedict’s Feast Day (July 11) for your summer reading and contemplative pleasure.   TO KEEP AND CLEAR FOR LOVE A QUIET SPACE Cathedral Quiet Day, February, 2019 Talk #1...

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Newsletter October 25, 2018

New email addresses – Invitation to donate flowers – Remembrance of Departe Nov 4 – Grenadier Guards service Nov 10 – English Bible study – Camera found in Fulford Hall – Social and educational events   Dear Friend of the Cathedral A truncated newsletter today because I’ll be spending the...

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Newsletter, October 18, 2018

Many events including All Souls remembrance of the departed, panel discussion on dying with dignity, start of English bible study – new youth group – feedback about Diocesan Quiet Day – the diocesan stewardship of the environment recognizes work of cathedral ESJAG – cannabis topics Dear Friend of the Cathedral,...

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Newsletter, September 20, 2018

Spiritual solace with – Quiet day – Bible studies – Evensong… Oasis Concert. Food for the imagination with “Annabel” and Birks Lecture…Community events with Lunch n’ Chat, Journées de la culture, Ordination, plus a warning about a plumbing disaster and fascinating facts from the choir room Dear Friend of the...

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Musical Treasure

It took Nicholas Capozzoli, our interim Music Co-Director, amongst his other duties, all of the famously steamy summer of 2018 to create a searchable catalogue of the Cathedral’s music collection! The collection itself is a masterwork, spanning many centuries of church music. It’s one many cathedrals would envy–nearly 2,000 pieces of...

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