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There will be a meditation session on Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm. The Cathedral has a community that meets regularly for meditation.
Singers from all over the country combine to spend the day working with world-renown conductor, Malcolm Archer (former Director of Music at Saint Paul’s, London and Wells Cathedral). Saturday 21 October, 4:30pm, American Cathedral in Paris, 23 Avenue George V.
The Very Rev. Tracey Lind, an Episcopal priest, author, and photographer was diagnosed with early onset dementia in November 2016. Although in the early stages of this disease, she made the decision to step down from her position as Dean of Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland. In this Adult Discussion Forum, Tracey discusses what she has learned about spirituality, vocation and daily living in coming to terms with her illness.
The Firebyrd String Quartet was founded by Caroline Pearsall in 2008. The Firebyrds specialize in tango and world music for concerts and classical and pop repertoire for events. They are inspired by the Brodsky and Kronos String Quartets as well as a large range of genres including folk music, jazz, contemporary music and soul. 3pm, Sunday October 22nd, at the American Cathedral in Paris.
There will be a meditation session led by Canon Mary Haddad on Wednesday, October 25 at 7pm. The Cathedral has a community that meets regularly for meditation.
Le Groupe Lambda organise une rencontre afin de préparer l’année qui commence. Cette rencontre aura lieu Samedi 4 novembre, de 9h15 à 14h00, à la Cathédrale.
Lambda is scheduling a meeting to plan for the coming year. This bilingual meeting will take place on Saturday, November 4, from 9:15 am until 2:00 pm at the Cathedral.
On Saturday, 4 November at 18h00, The Cathedral Choir will present a concert of music for All Saints/All Souls featuring Gabriel Fauré's Requiem, J.S. Bach's Cantata 106: Actus tragicus, and recent works by Patrick Hawes, James Whitbourn, and John Taverner.
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The Very Rev. Tracey Lind, an Episcopal priest, author, and photographer was diagnosed with early onset dementia in November 2016. In this forum, Tracey discusses what she has learned about spirituality, vocation and daily living in coming to terms with her illness.
What does it mean when stories are part of an oral culture rather than a script culture? The Rev Audrey Ward, a recently retired Methodist minister and author of Hidden Biscuits, discusses for this Sunday Forum.
“Why and How Income Inequality is...” …destroying democracy; crushing civic virtue; creating a haves/have-nots class system; pumping up the opioid epidemic; depressing teenagers; increasing narcissism...and more. Parishioner and former Senior Editor of Money magazine Joe Coyle explains.
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This year, the Choirs of the American Cathedral in Paris will be bringing the ancient Anglican tradition of Evensong back to life in the City of Lights. Click the image to see our scheduled evensongs for 2017-2018.
Twice a week, volunteers for the Red Cross visit the homeless and refugees in and around the 17th arrondissement. With the winter months around the corner see how you can help.
This Sunday (September 17) we commission our Sunday School teachers, and bless our teachers and children at the beginning of a new year together.
In this Talks at Google event, Greg Garrett introduces his book "Living With the Living Dead: The Wisdom of the Zombie Apocalypse". Greg provides an insight into the development of the zombie apocalypse into an archetypal narrative for the contemporary world.
We have a busy schedule of events lined up for the Fall; we look forward to seeing many new (and old) faces! Coming up this Fall at the American Cathedral...
Canon Kate Cullinane will be a guest preacher here at the American Cathedral for the month of August. Please join us in welcoming her to Paris!
Although our regular choirs are on a much-deserved summer break, music remains an important part of Cathedral life this summer. Click the image to find out more about music at the Cathedral this summer.
This Sunday (June 18) we will be recognizing the promotions of our Children’s Choir members as they have progressed through the Royal School of Church Music Voice for Life curriculum.
"You may not think that walking over 20 miles together would turn you into a family but it did for us." Click on the image to read the "field journals" of those who took part in the 2017 Youth Across Europe Weekend, hosted by the American Cathedral in Paris.
This weekend you may notice some younger faces that you've never seen before. Since Thursday May 25th, the cathedral has been host to the 20th annual Convocation Youth Retreat.
The American Cathedral is hosting the Jubilee celebration of Youth Across Europe this year. To make it a success, your help is vital, particularly on Saturday May 27th.
Your Council of Advice, meeting in Wiesbaden in February, got started on the next phase of our life together in Europe. With the announced departure of our bishop after 16 years leading the convocation, Council embarked on a strategic plan to chart our course forward. We will miss +Pierre when he leaves in 2019, but he wants us to plan for the future. The strategic planning committee will work to have its report ready for the October Convocation Convention in Wiesbaden, paving the way for the Bishop Nominating Committee to begin.
The Friday Mission Lunch program is celebrating its 25th year of providing “the best, seated hot meals” in Paris for 64 guests in need of a meal and community. Left-overs are provided to those who could not get, or do not want, a seat at the table.
Your Council of Advice, meeting in online conference on Dec. 7, approved the new charter for the Committee on Mission Congregations. This is an important activity that you will be hearing more about.
Can you spend a morning or an afternoon a week staffing the booth in the narthex, the Cathedral’s front-line "accueil" and switchboard?
On Friday, October 14, many parishioners attended a cocktail-dinatoire in the nave of the parish. We also had a special greeting from OLIVIA de HAVILLAND.
Blandine Jacquet, a lifelong parishioner and former member of every Cathedral musical class and choir, has been appointed Organ Scholar at Queens' College, Cambridge and has been offered a place to study Natural Sciences!