Cathedral Forum: “Leviticus in One Easy Lesson"
Oct
21
9:45 AM09:45

Cathedral Forum: “Leviticus in One Easy Lesson"

The third book of the Hebrew Scriptures, Leviticus is not the easiest reading for most contemporary Christians. It is largely concerned with things that at first glance might seem of little relevance to us today. Yet there are riches here for us, if we care to seek them, not least in the book’s concern for forgiveness, justice and hospitality. In this forum, parishioner Julie Aubry provides an overview of the book and its major themes. Think of it as a chance to see the film instead of reading the book! Sunday, October 21, 9:45am in the Fleetwood Room of the American Cathedral. 

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20s/30s IS BACK!
Oct
28
6:00 PM18:00

20s/30s IS BACK!

The American Cathedral 20s/30s group is open to all those in that age bracket: students, young professionals, regular congregation members, newcomers, visitors...EVERYONE! On Sunday October 28th we will meet after 6pm Meditation Mass over an apéro to get to know each other better and discuss the year ahead.

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All Saints Concert, November 2
Nov
2
8:00 PM20:00

All Saints Concert, November 2

The American Cathedral Choir and Vinzenz-Kantorei Stuttgart present A Concert for All Souls/All Saints featuring Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem and César Franck’ Les Béatitudes: III. Bienheureux ceux qui pleurent. Friday, 2 November, 8pm at the American Cathedral. Tickets 20 euros/10 euros (students); available here.

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Cloister Rededication, November 10
Nov
10
11:00 AM11:00

Cloister Rededication, November 10

On Saturday, November 10, at 11h00, the Cathedral’s historic battlefield cloister will be rededicated in the presence of French, American and other Allied military and veterans’ groups. Music and poetry inspired by the “war to end all wars” will be part of the event. RSVP required.

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Messiah Sing-Along
Dec
9
3:00 PM15:00

Messiah Sing-Along

What is a “sing-along”? You, the public (supported by the members of the Paris Choral Society seated amongst you in the Cathedral), get to sing Handel’s Messiah! Each year, Zachary Ullery, the Musical Director of the PCS, and Director of Music of the American Cathedralalong with the Cathedral Organist, Andrew Dewar, lead professional soloists and you, the public, in the Cathedral for the mutual enjoyment of all. See the PCS website for more information

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Annual Blessing of the Animals
Oct
7
11:00 AM11:00

Annual Blessing of the Animals

The American Cathedral in Paris invites you the Annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, October 7 at the 11am service. Bring your pets…any and all of them (in cages or on leashes) for the annual celebration of the Feast of St. Francis. There will be animal-themed activities for children after the service.

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Jon Batiste at the American Cathedral
Oct
5
8:00 PM20:00

Jon Batiste at the American Cathedral

We are pleased to announce that Jon Batiste will be performing at the Cathedral on the evening of Friday, October 5. Jon Batiste is an acclaimed singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist, and leader of the group Stay Human—since 2015 the house band of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Jon Batiste will be presenting his new album Hollywood Africans, an intimate and emotional tapestry out of original material and American standards that carries the listener from the early jazz of New Orleans to the present day. Tickets on sale here.

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Cathedral Forum: “Listening as Social Commitment and Service.”
Sep
30
9:45 AM09:45

Cathedral Forum: “Listening as Social Commitment and Service.”

In this Forum, Katsy Blamont, Chair of SOS Help, talks about loneliness in all its forms and the difference that a listening ear can make. Founded in Paris in 1974, SOS Help is the only English language emotional support line in France. Working along the principles of the UK Samaritans, it relies on volunteer listeners, trained by mental health professionals, to offer a listening ear to those who need to express and explore their feelings, fears, anger, anxiety, depression, etc., in a safe and non-judgemental environment. Sunday, September 30, 9:45am in the Fleetwood Room of the American Cathedral. 

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Choral Evensong
Sep
21
6:00 PM18:00

Choral Evensong

Join us for the first evensong of the program year on The Feast of Saint Matthew, Friday, 21 September at 6PM.  The Cathedral Choir will be singing Josef Rheinberger’s Abenlied, Herbert Brewer’s Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in D, and Henry Balfour Gardiner’s Evening Hymn.  A reception sponsored by Les Arts George V will follow in the Parish Hall.

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Taizé Service, September 16 at 6pm
Sep
16
6:00 PM18:00

Taizé Service, September 16 at 6pm

There will be a special Taizé service on Sunday, September 16 at 6pm. Please join us for a candlelit service of music and meditation in the tradition of Taize, France. This heart-opening practice of contemplative chanting will be prefaced with the inspiring story of Taize's founder, Brother Roger, and his quest after World War II to find a "parable of reconciliation and peace" through song and silence.

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Halfday Seminar: "Mary Magdalene, Guide for Our Times"
Sep
15
9:30 AM09:30

Halfday Seminar: "Mary Magdalene, Guide for Our Times"

Mary Magdalene has emerged as a powerful figure of fascination for our troubled age. In this one day workshop, we will trace the evolving image of Mary Magdalene through the centuries in art, music and literature. Workshop leader Kayleen Asbo, Ph.D, is a historian, musician, spiritual director and mythologist. Registration opens at 9:30am on Saturday, September 15. Email cathedral.office@americancathedral.org to sign-up.

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