From Curate to Campus Missioner


Receptions at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, will honor our curate, the Rev. Eileen O’Brien, who will complete her curacy with us in June and head to University of Houston as campus missioner. O’Brien first came to the Cathedral staff in 2006 as director of youth ministries. In 2014, the Cathedral [read more…]

Group Tickets Available for “The Christians”


As part of the Religion and the Arts Council’s programming, a limited number of $20 tickets are available to attend Alley Theatre’s production of “The Christians,” a play depicting a church’s dispute over doctrine, on Sunday, May 15, at 2:30 p.m.  Dean Barkley Thompson will be part of a panel discussion by pastors following the performance. [read more…]

Cisco Willison: Coastal Charm

Painting of palm trees on a coastline

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…]

May Fete celebrates springtime, community

2015 May Fete

What comes to mind when you think of spring? Do you think of colorful flowers, bright green grass, and a beautifully sunny day? How about a celebration, a king and queen, and a maypole? It’s hard to believe it’s been another year, but May Fete, Christ Church Cathedral’s annual spring festival, is right around the [read more…]

Giving Tree to support youth missions

A "tree" made up of photos of youth ministry in action

This summer, the Cathedral will send more than 50 students on three mission trips: one for fifth-grade students to Houston, a second for middle-schoolers to Missionpalooza in San Marcos, and a third for high-school students and adults to Costa Rica. The need for student scholarships is great, and we hope to raise more than $15,000. [read more…]

Pause, play, rewind education videos

A screenshot of a video showing Dean Thompson and Beth-Sarah Wright seated in conversation

Have you ever sat in the Dean’s Class (or another high-quality formation event at the Cathedral) and found yourself wishing you had a remote control? Now you can catch up on a missed lecture in a series, rewind to hear that last important point, or share the experience of a Cathedral speaker with friends and [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…]

Articulate, share your faith at potluck dinner

Image of cards displaying a photo and personal faith information

Enjoy a potluck meal and small group fellowship on Thursday, May 19, in Reynolds Hall as the Cathedral hosts a Sharing Faith dinner. The Sharing Faith program, which originated in the Diocese of Texas and is now nationwide, is designed for Episcopalians to better know one another through the sharing of a meal and the [read more…]

Annual Parish Report

Annual Meeting

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