Musical Factoid – William Matthias, CBE (1934 – 1992)

August 31, 2022

A name that is seen virtually every week in the Bulletin is William Matthias – composer of the Gloria (S-278) and the Sanctus (S-128). So who was William James Matthias, CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire)? Mathias was born on 1 November 1934 in Whitland, Carmarthenshire.  A child prodigy, he […]

A New Musical Era at the Cathedral: Christian Clough begins as Canon for Liturgy and Music

August 30, 2022

On Monday of this week Christian Clough began as the cathedral’s new Canon for Liturgy and Music. We hope as many of you as can will be at the 10 am service this coming Sunday, September 4th, for Christian’s first Sunday with us and will stay for a festive coffee hour the choir is hosting. […]

Starting Up Again Mindfully

August 24, 2022

Starting Up Again Mindfully As we grow closer to the end of summer, I have been fortunate to find several moments for reflection and appreciation for the many opportunities I have experienced to rejuvenate my spirit and slow down.  If you are anything like me, oftentimes life is about the next goal, the next destination, […]

A Long Awaited Inauguration

August 18, 2022

  From 1793 until 1933, U.S. Presidents, having been elected in November, weren’t inaugurated until the 4th of March in the subsequent year. During this gap of roughly four months, most Americans forgot who the new president was going to be, and began preparations for celebrating the (British) King’s official birthday, lining up marchers for […]

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