Seeing red about area parking?

Construction downtown is altering routes to the Cathedral and parking availability near the campus. Please be aware of parking changes indicated by bagged meters and other signage, which may be in effect on Sundays. The Cathedral continues to have a Sunday Morning drop-off zone for parishioners of limited mobility on Texas Avenue.

Canon Emeritus receives honorary doctorate

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The Rev. John A. Logan Jr. received an honorary doctorate of divinity at the Seminary of the Southwest’s 65th commencement earlier this week. Logan was recognized for his “63 years as a devoted priest, respected preacher and teacher, and carrier of the Gospel to the streets” and for tirelessly serving the Episcopal Church of Texas with [read more…]

Mothers and caregivers gain a summer camp program of their own

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Remember summer fun at day camp when you were a child? You can have that again! In June, “When Mama’s Happy Camp” at the Hines Center for Spirituality and Prayer will offer mothers and other caregivers two ways to gain a variety of whole life balance insights, practices, and tools. A daytime session for those [read more…]

How’re we doing? Comfort Calls are starting

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Vestry members will be reaching out to parish members during the annual Comfort Calls program, which begins June 1. These telephone calls are intended to inspire a conversation about your Cathedral, and not just answer a set of questions. In the words of Dean Barkley Thompson, “This is truly an opportunity for the congregation to [read more…]

A park. A pavilion. A parish-wide picnic.

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The Cathedral’s Spanish-speaking community invites the parish to be part of a convivial gathering of families and friends at Hermann Park in the Fannin Pavilion on Saturday, June 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “We promise you will be introduced to this aspect of the Latino culture in ways that no books, movies or [read more…]

Are you game? New classes teach bridge for beginners

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Learn to play bridge over the summer at a series of lessons offered by dedicated parishioners in the Cathedral’s bridge group. Classes for beginners will meet on Wednesdays, June 8, July 6, and Aug. 3, 6:30-8 p.m. in the McGehee Conference Room. Ask a bridge player about the card game’s timeless appeal and they’ll tell you [read more…]

Summer Place offers Food for Thought

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Summer Place returns to the 10 o’clock hour on Sundays, May 29 through Aug. 21, in Reynolds Hall to give the congregation a place to gather and mingle in the absence of Sunday School and Adult Education. Each week, a different ministry council of the Cathedral will highlight its mission while hosting the Cathedral community. Refreshments [read more…]

Prayers, Pajamas and Parks

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Compline & Pajamas, a new program offered by the Cathedral’s Children’s Ministry Council, is a series of evening prayer services this summer that invites families to come together, stay connected, share their hearts, and experience some of the city’s natural world attractions. Here’s the venue rundown for the services, which start at 7:30 p.m.:

Cisco Willison: Coastal Charm

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In the Cloister Gallery in April, artist Frances “Cisco” Willison will present “Coastal Charm,” a unique collection of watercolors depicting nature’s coastal treasures. An opening reception will be held in the gallery on Friday, April 1, from 6–8 p.m. Willison, a native of Port Lavaca, has had a lifelong love of art, and studied drawing [read more…]

Dean’s Book Club selections

Cover of "The Great Divorce" by C.S. Lewis

The Dean’s Book Club discusses a different book at each meeting, including novels, nonfiction, and books on spirituality and faith. Books are selected by the group and are available for purchase from the Cathedral Bookstore. All are welcome. The club meets in the McGehee Conference Room from 6:30–8 p.m. on the following dates: Wednesday, [read more…]

Annual Parish Report

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Read the printed report presented at the Annual Parish Meeting on January 24, 2016.