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You are most welcome to attend or volunteer at any of these events.

Monday - November 11
Cathedral Offices Closed/No Food Pantry
Tuesday - November 12
Noon   Holy Eucharist
Wednesday - November 13
Noon   Holy Eucharist
6 pm   UCHC Community Meal
Thursday - November 14
Noon   Holy Eucharist
Friday - November 15
Noon   Holy Eucharist
Saturday - November 16
1 pm   Traumatic Grief/Community Violence
Sunday - November 17
11:45   Liturgy Workshop

Advent Retreat with Icons
Prepare the Way of the Lord!  Saturday, December 7 from 8:30 - 12 join iconographer Maureen McCormick as we use icons on view in the sanctuary during Advent to contemplate the "image and likeness of God."
McCormick is the Iconographer in Residence at Trinity Church, Princeton NJ and serves as Affiliate Instructor and Workshop Coordinator for the Prosopon School of Iconology.

Please preregister for this event.

A Continental breakfast will be provided and childcare is available for requests received by December 1st to mwiggins@philadelphiacathedral.org

Fall Happenings
Please download this brochure of the various ministry events and offerings of the Cathedral's fall program.


In thanksgiving for this place, our many ministries, and God's many blessings, please click here to make an online pledge for 2020 or here to make an online contribution for 2020.

Biennial Diocesan Art Exhibition

Cathedral Arts presents...
Gresham Madonna
The Cathedral takes great pride in hosting our fourth biennial Diocesan Invitational Art Exhibit.  The Exhibit will be in place November 1-24, 2019.  Artists are both professional and avocational.  Pieces are drawn from a variety of media: painting, drawing, collage, sculpture, photography, etc.  These works are not intended to be exclusively or overtly religious and are both representation or abstract in style. 

Open for viewing 11 am - 1 pm M-F (except holidays) or by appointment - 215-386-0234

Please join us on Sunday, November 24:
2 pm Artists Reception for the Biennial Diocesan Art Exhibition
4 pm Evensong with the Choir School of Delaware, Arreon Harley, director

Diocesan artists whose works are on display:
Elisa Adams, St. Philips’, New Hope
Paul Cox, Trinity, Coatesville
Gerard DiFalco, Cathedral
Suzanne DuPlantis, Cathedral
Sharon Gunther, Cathedral
Rev. Catherine Kerr, Rector (retired) Good Shepherd Church 
Katherine Kurtz, Saint Asaph’s
Kathryn Fligg Lee, St. Mary’s, Ardmore
Tom Lincoln, Trinity Memorial, Philadelphia
Ken Longman, Church of the Advent, Hatboro
Virginia Maksymowicz, Cathedral
Alfred Richards, St. Francis in the Fields, Malvern
Susan Roberts, St. Paul’s, Doylestown
Sam Shaffer, St. Anne’s, Abington
Gresham David Smith, St. Anne’s, Abington
Jan Wier, St. Peter’s Phoenixville

New to the Cathedral?
Welcome to the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral!  Whatever brings you here, you are most welcome!  We are all on a journey, and we look forward to learning more about yours.  There is a place for you in this diverse, loving community.  Please help us learn more about you!
From Dean Judy

Sullivan PicThe Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral is a place of unconditional hospitality and love  Together, we ask and explore the large questions about faith, life, and connection.  All are welcome here to worship, to serve, to be.

Read Dean Judy's address to the 2019 Diocesan Convention here.


Save the Date

Saturday, November 16
Traumatic Grief and a Path to Healing
Sunday, November 17
Liturgy Workshop
Sunday, November 24
2 pm Artists Reception for the Biennial Diocesan Art Exhibition
4 pm Evensong with the Choir School of Delaware, Arreon Harley, director
Saturday, December 7
Advent Retreat with Icons

Traumatic Grief & Community Violence


Traumatic Grief and a Path to Healing:  Community Violence in Philadelphia
Saturday, November 16 from 1 - 3:30 
This event is free and open to the public.  Please register here.
A panel of speakers and a Q & A session will address the crisis of violence impacting our city.
More details on the day are available here.