News

Hurricane Irma

Due to the approach of a dangerous hurricane, Governor Deal has issued a mandatory evacuation order for all those living East of I-95 in Southeast Georgia. Bishop Hartmayer has dispensed all Catholics living East of I-95 from the obligation to attend Mass on Sunday. The Schedule at the Cathedral is as follows:

On Saturday, September 9th, the Cathedral will not be open for touring. There will be no Confessions at 11:00 AM and no Mass at 12:00 Noon. For those Parishioners and Visitors who remain in town, Mass will be celebrated at 5:30 PM.

On Sunday, September 10th, for those who remain and who come to the Cathedral, Masses will be celebrated 8:00 and 10:00 AM.  The Cathedral will be closed and remain closed after that Mass.

Friends of Cathedral Music Concert Season

October 29, 2017 – 5:00 p.m.
OLIVIER LATRY ORGAN CONCERT, REDEDICATION & PAPAL BLESSING Titular Organist, Notre Dame, Paris *ticketed event

 

December 17 , 2017 – 3:00 p.m.
CHRISTMAS AT THE CATHEDRAL: Featuring Rutter’s “Gloria”, and the unveiling of the Cathedral Creche

 

March 21 – 7:00 p.m.
TENEBRAE – A SERVICE OF SHADOWS Featuring Allegri’s “Miserere” and Gregorian chant

 

May 6 – 5:00 p.m.
MUSIC OF THE SISTINE CHAPEL Featuring Palestrina, Victoria & Allegri

 

For more information about Friends of Cathedral Music,  click here.

 

Summer Book Club

Summer Book Club Begins Soon! The next book discussion will be on  Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton Dates: July 19th, July 22th and August 2nd. Where: Parish Hall Library Time:10:15am-Noon About the Author: GILBERT KEITH CHESTERTON (1874-1936) is the author of 100 books, including Orthodoxy and The Everlasting Man, which led young atheist C.S. Lewis to become a Christian. He is probably best known for his series about the priest detective Father Brown and was also known as a poet and a playwright. In spite of his literary accomplishments, he primarily considered himself a journalist, writing over 4,000 newspaper essays for papers such as Illustrated London News and Daily News, as well as his own Weekly.

About the book: Orthodoxy (1908) is a book that has become a classic of Christian apologetics. In the book’s preface Chesterton states the purpose is to “attempt an explanation, not of whether the Christian faith can be believed, but of how he personally has come to believe it.” In it, Chesterton presents an original view of Christian religion. He sees it as the answer to natural human needs, the “answer to a riddle” in his own words, and not simply as an arbitrary truth received from somewhere outside the boundaries of human experience.

The book was written when Chesterton was an Anglican. He converted to Catholicism 14 years later. Chesterton chose the title, Orthodoxy, to focus instead on the plainness of the Apostles’ Creed, though he admitted the general sound of the title was “a thinnish sort of thing”.

2017 Christmas Ornament

The South Transept Window of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is available January 1, 2017. It may be purchased here or in the back of the church.