IN THE HEART
OF THE CITY
WITH THE CITY
IN ITS HEART
A MONTHLY PUBLICATION OF ST. JOHN'S CATHEDRAL
SERVING THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE IN THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF FLORIDA
The Season of Lent - March 2009 Volume 2 Issue 3
The Fiery Globe That You Are
The Very Reverend P. J. Woodall
From our 27th floor condo, Loraine A type of eco-
and I have a spectacular view. We face East logical mixing of
along the St. John’s River, looking toward the waters is hap-
the Hart Bridge and beyond. God’s “Good pening in you at
morning!” of the rising sun never fails to this very moment
stun us in its magnificence, as did the rising in time in the his-
full moon the week of this writing. With tory of Saint John’s
the sun particularly, it is simply amazing Cathedral. The
how in a matter of seconds the first small waters of your past
arc of fire becomes a full, fiery globe on the and present, ever
horizon. If we go up to the balconies of the fleeting as they are, are co-mingling with the
38th floor we can look to the North up waters of your future, that future that is
Market Street to dear Saint John’s Cathe- born every moment. Motion, movement
dral. We think about all of you and the rich and swirling streams are producing an envi-
life of God that is in you and that place. In ronment in which difference and change are
it all we give God thanks. birthing rich and new life forms. Your glori-
The life of the river itself is something ous past in which grand and glorious things
to behold. It and all of God’s phenomenal have happened and in which so many lives
Almighty God, creation are fascinatingly instructive and
deeply inspirational as we receive the bless-
have been touched by God will grow, and
already is growing into that present and
whose blessed Son
ing for which we pray in Eucharistic Prayer future which God chooses and wills. It will
was led by the Spirit C, “Open our eyes [Lord God] to see your be different. Do not be anxious. Do not
to be tempted by fear. God’s stirring of your lives and souls
hand at work in the world about us.”
Satan: Come quickly Tidal changes and influences in the St. is a good thing. Trust that God is produc-
to help us who are John’s River are rich and complex while ing in you a life form in which you will
assaulted by many being simply riveting to the eye, mind and thrive and become more and more the liv-
temptations; and, as spirit. Just the other evening the fading ing organisms that will exist to be God’s
you know the weak- sunlight revealed on the surface of the river love for yourselves, for God and for God’s
nesses of each of us, the distinct movement of the leading edge world. The fiery globe that you are is to be
let each one find of the tidal change, moving westward from God’s “Good morning!” to a new day, a
you mighty to save; our vantage point, rippling with life and mo- new hope and a new way of being. God has
through Jesus Christ tion. Other times have shown swirling cur- put you here for that purpose. You see, my
your Son our Lord, rents, streams within streams and clouds of new dear friends, you and all the peoples of
who lives and reigns silt or some other particulate matter. The Jacksonville and this world yearn for such a
with you and the rise and fall of the water’s depth is but one new beginning. From the days of the Psalm-
Holy Spirit, one God, aspect of the myriad of changes occurring. ist and beyond our human cry has been,
now and for ever. It is a place where land and sea meet, each “How long, O Lord, how long?”
Amen. giving life to the other, creating ecological
systems of great richness that are different Peace to your souls,
Collect for the from either the fresh water systems or the PJ+
First Sunday in Lent salty sea’s influence alone. Something new,
from the Revised Common something different, something amazing is The Very Reverend P.J. Woodall, Jr.,
Lectionary. being brought to life and becoming life- Interim Dean
giving in itself.
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Worship Community and Diocesan Events
Sunday Worship Schedule DCCL OFFERINGS IN MARCH
8:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist, LENTEN RETREAT PROBING MARK’S
Cummings Chapel March 9 and 10 GOSPEL
9:00 a.m. Christian Formation Classes for all ages Led by the Revs. Mary Busse March 28 and 29
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Cathedral and Bernie Dooly, Led by the Rev. Aaron Uitti
Child Care is available from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Sue Carmichael and Louise
p.m. for infants and children under age five, while Hardman.
their parents attend Worship and Sunday School.
Children’s Chapel is provided during the 10:30 For more information on either of these offerings visit the Episcopal
a.m. service. Diocese of Florida website at www.diocesefl.org.
Cathedral Choir Quiet Garden Day
Sundays 10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist Saturday, March 14
Lenten Evensong 9:30 a.m. - Noon
Sunday, March 1 at 5:00 p.m. Quiet Garden Days offer a tranquil place
Jazz Vespers to draw apart for a while, to restore our spirit
Sunday, March 15 at 5:00 p.m. and rest deeply in the Lord. The Quiet Garden Movement is spread-
ing throughout the world as many thoughtful people seek to know God
Weekday Worship Schedule more intimately in the midst of a world of noise and confusion.
The Cathedral Center for Prayer & Spirituality is pleased to offer
Holy Eucharist, 12:10 p.m., a venue which provides a hospitable, holy space set apart for silence,
Mon. - Thurs. - Cummings Chapel; prayer and reflection as we experience the beauty of the garden.
Wednesday, Healing Service This Quiet Garden season, the Rev. Bernie Dooly will present
insights and reflections from The Inner Experience by the late Thomas
Holy Eucharist, 7:00 a.m.,
Merton. The liturgy will be provided by the Rev. Mary Busse. These
Wednesday, Holy Communion Chapel contemplative priests have much to offer us and you are invited to
Contemplative Holy Eucharist, 12:10 p.m. share in the spiritual richness they bring. All are welcome. A brown
Friday, Ascension Chapel bag lunch follows the noon Eucharist. To continue the Quiet Garden
Holy Eucharist, 2:00 p.m., Wednesday experience, the labyrinth will be Taliaferro Hall until Sunday morning
Cathedral Gerontology Center at 10:00 a.m.
St. John’s Hosts ICARE Rally Assembly
Stations of the Cross Tuesday, March 3 at 7:00 PM
during Lent at
Focus Areas for 2009:
5:30 p.m., be- (1) Crime & Drugs
ginning Febru- (2) Healthcare
ary 27 through (3) Education
Good Friday on April 10. (4) Jobs
Please plan to attend the ICARE Rally Assembly at
St. John’s Cathedral to learn specifically how these four
Help us feed the homeless at
the Sulzbacher Center Mon- issues will be presented to city and school officials.
day, March 2. Dinner prepa-
The ICARE Nehemiah Assembly will be held at Bethel Bap-
ration begins at 1:00 p.m. and
tist Church on Monday, March 23, 7pm as the issues are
is served at 6:00 p.m. Call
Mark Maurais at (904)534- presented to city and school officials, for their response
3175 if you’d like to join this about how they will proceed in resolving the issues. The
dedicated group. goal for St. John’s is to have at least 100 members attend
this most important meeting.
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Undie Sunday - March 15
St. Mary’s Bag-of-the-Month Club
Dignity U Wear is col-
February was another great month for lecting NEW Children's
the St. Mary’s Bag-A-Month club! St. underwear (sizes 2-18)
John’s parishioners donated 72 grocery bags filled for distribution to the
with canned meats, peanut butter, jelly and crackers! homeless. You may drop
Thank you for showing generosity to those with less. off the undies in the
If you haven’t already, join the club, the theme for collection baskets posted around church be-
March is household needs—bathroom tissue, paper tween now and March 15.
towels, soap (dish, laundry) cleaning products, etc.
MEN’S FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES JAZZ VESPERS - SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 5:00 PM
MONDAY, MARCH 9, 6:00 PM Come and enjoy the sublime sounds of Tony Steve
The second Monday of the month, the and other talented musicians. This traditional evening
men of SJC come together to enjoy prayer service is infused with great jazz. Come casual
great fellowship. Bring your own meat and bring a friend. The Lenten theme this month is
for the grill and your favorite beverage. All men are Reflection, Forgiveness, and Peace.
SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 8:00 AM
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 7:00 PM
Come and be a part of this dedicated
ICARE Rally at St. John’s. Learn how the 4 focus areas
group as they enjoy breakfast together
will be presented to school and city officials.
and study God’s word.
MUSICAL EVENTS SUNDAY, MARCH 29, 12:00 PM
LENTEN EVENSONG - SUNDAY, MARCH 1, If you’re new to St. John’s, the Newcomer
5:00 PM Brunch is designed for you. You’ll have
The First Sunday in Lent marks the cathedral the opportunity to meet Cathedral clergy
tradition of the Lenten Evensong. Begin your and staff and learn what all St. John’s has
Lent with this glorious service of music. to offer.
Calling all Lay Weeders!! Cathedral Delights
Join us Saturday, March 21 It’s not too late to make
as we gather to beautify your reservation for our
the Cathedral gardens. remaining Cathedral De-
Easter will be right around lights dinners.
the corner, so this will be a March 28 - Arabic
wonderful time to prepare Cooking Class and Luncheon in Taliaf-
for the new growth in our erro Hall. The cost is $40 per person
lovely grounds. Contact and limited to 60 chefs.
B o P a r k e r a t April 3 is the deadline for reservations
firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d for the Murder Mystery on April 25
like to be a part of the For more information on any of the dinners
group. contact Quinn Parman at 632-9104 Ext. 23.
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Alpha understand the material that everyone
The Alpha course can be described as a spiritual in all walks of life can relate to.
awakening for the individual who is eager to learn who Nicki provides intriguing insight
Jesus is; why Jesus was born and what he did for us on the and shows us that we do not have to
Cross; why we can be sure of our faith; how and why we believe in Christianity by faith alone.
should read the Bible; why we should tell others; how we The group setting offers a tremendous
can be filled with the Holy Spirit; how and why we should learning and growth experience where
live our life for the Glory of God and much more. meaningful long lasting relationships
Alpha is definitely an opportunity in a lifetime you develop.
will not want to miss. It offers something for everyone no Come to Alpha and learn how
matter where you are in your spiritual walk. Nicki Gum- and why the best of your life is yet to come! Your life will
bel’s presentation on Christianity is factual, realistic and truly be blessed forever by the Alpha experience.
easy to understand. He provides real life examples to help
Discernment Update Stewardship
The search for a new Dear Cathedral Family, January 2009
Dean for the Cathedral It has been a real joy to be a part of our Cathedral congregation since
my retirement from parish ministry after 40 years of service. I love being in
includes a process for
a congregation of caring people.
members of the parish
We have so many blessings as a Cathedral family such as great preach-
to make nominations for
ing, pastoral care, outreach, and music ministry. What concerns me is that
the position to the Dis-
many who attend the Cathedral do not support the Cathedral!
cernment Committee. If
We are now in the process of searching for a new Dean. I want to tell
you would like to suggest
you candidly that when a clergy person is looking at a congregation for a pos-
an applicant, please do one of the fol-
sible call to a new ministry, one of the things looked at is the financial health
lowing: complete the Nomination on of the congregation. We look at the budget and number of people on the
t h e w e b s i t e membership rolls. How many pledges are supporting the work of the congre-
(www.saintjohnscathedral.org); find a gation? If there is a large number of people on the rolls that are not support-
printed one in the special packet on the ing the work of the church, that is not a healthy sign! People who claim to be
bulletin board in the Lawton entry; or members should be supporters of the church. "There are no free lunches!"
get one from any member of the Dis- Another thing examined is ,of course, outreach ministry. If a congre-
cernment Committee. Please send the gation has just slashed its budget for outreach, that is another red flag of con-
completed form to the committee by cern.
any method suggested on the form. It grieves me to hear that our Cathedral has just done this for the 2009
The Discernment Committee is budget!
also receiving nominations through Most Cathedrals and large parishes have a professional on staff, at
official sources. The vacancy is posted least part time, who does meals and catering for parish events. This would be
on the website of the Episcopal Church a great outreach to Clara's at the Cathedral, if we could employ one of their
of the USA (Clergy Deployment Of- culinary graduates at the Cathedral. As it stands now, our office staff are do-
fice) and the Diocese of Florida’s web- ing catering for Cathedral events!
site. The Discernment Committee is My prayer for our Cathedral family is that those who have not signed
receiving self-nominations and nomina- a pledge for 2009, please do so as soon as possible! If you consider yourself
tions from other clergy as well. Plans a member of the Cathedral family, you need to be showing your loyalty. If
are in place for a confidential evalua- you are not on the list of financial supporters of the church, you are hurting
tion and prayerful consideration of our chances of calling the best person for our new Dean!
every application. The committee con- At the Cathedral, we give out of a sense of thankfulness for our bless-
tinues to meet almost weekly and we ings. Even in a time of recession, we still have blessings that need to be recog-
earnestly request that you continue to nized. I am firmly in the belief that God lives and works through His believ-
keep us in your daily prayers. ers. We can not out give God, so if we are a channel of abundance to others,
Bonnie Grissett God will keep giving abundance to us!
Warmly in the Lord,
The Rev. Robert D. Askren, PH.D.
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Capital Campaign Update ior. It is believed that
by Robert Hyde, Director of Cathedral Properties In a survey done by Sulzbacher at Hemming Plaza
in October 2008, one consistent finding was that
One of my responsibilities as Director of Cathedral most of the people spending time there had been
Properties encompasses issues of safety and security at the in Jacksonville more than five years. Much of the
Cathedral and School and the surrounding environs. This apparent behavioral problem is thought to stem
brings me in contact with several organizations attempting to from the chronic homeless who do not either
promote a safer and more hospitable downtown area. want or seek shelter or assistance.
Perhaps the most important of these groups to the Families with children represent the fastest grow-
quality of life at SJC is Downtown Visons, Inc. (DVI), an or- ing need, often displaced from homes due to the
ganization providing many amenities that make the downtown economic downturn.
area a more pleasant place. DVI may best be known as the There are eight facilities in the downtown area
sponsor of the orange-shirted ambassadors who often are providing some form of shelter or assistance.
seen around the Cathedral during evening events and Sunday Shelter beds are only sufficient for about one-third
services. However, DVI also sponsors downtown events;
of the current homeless population.
such as the monthly Art Walk on the first Wednesdays and
clean-up projects, and through quarterly and special meetings
Discussions have again surfaced about the creation
of a day facility for homeless, as was done during
and functions as a forum for downtown issues. We support
the Super Bowl in 2006. This would provide a
DVI through a modest ad valorem tax assessed under the
place to stay during the day, take a shower and do
Downtown Improvement District. (This is the only tax that
laundry, use the bathroom facilities, make tele-
we pay.) phone calls and perhaps access to some counsel-
At a recent stakeholder meeting, the subject was safety
ing. The closed school next to the Clara White
in public places, and this produced a number of comments
Mission on Ashley Street was used successfully for
about crime and the homeless situation in the downtown
that purpose during the Super Bowl, but that build-
area: ing is currently being leased for a Head Start pro-
Lt. Bruno of JSO reported that an 11% decrease in
crime had been experienced in the downtown DVI schedules quarterly operations meetings and occa-
Zone during 2007-2008. sional stakeholder meetings, which are held in the Main Li-
Most crime in the downtown zone is of the nui- brary, Multipurpose Room 1. The DVI 2008 Annual report is
sance variety: panhandling, public profanity, illegal available at www.DTJax.org.
alcohol and drug use, and other improper behav-
The Following People Have Not Picked Up The Diocesan Mailing List
Their Pledge Envelopes for 2009
The parishioner database for the mailing
Fred Bauerschmidt Liz Papenbrook of The Diocesan has recently undergone a ma-
Irene Carey Jennie Richards jor upgrade. This has been a painstaking proc-
Aaron Cook Everett Seay ess to update the records to include all the cur-
Linda Crofton Jeffrey Spence rent members of the cathedral and ensure they
Noel Dana Sharon Spry receive the monthly publication.
Dianne Dawood Linda Stern If you do not receive your Diocesan or if
Deborah Dixon M. Turk you note any errors in the address, please no-
Richard Faulkner Linda Thompson tify Judy Maurer. She can be reached at 356-
Liesl Gavronsky Ginny Towers 5507 or email@example.com.
Paul Hanson Roderick Wade
Jennie Hardwick Chrisitne Whitney
Gary Lockwood Gil Wright
Please come to the office to
claim your envelopes.
8:00 Am Holy Eucharist,
9:00 AM Christian Formation Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Classes for all ages
10:30 AM Holy Eucharist, 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Cathedral 9:00 AM 4:00 PM 7:00 PM 6:15 PM 7:00 PM 5:30 PM
Guatemala Mission Sulzbacher ICARE Rally Lenten EFM II Stations of
5:00 PM EFM Team Mtg Supper and the Cross
7:00 PM Program
Weekdays 12:00 PM Spanish Class Begins
12:10 PM Mon -Thurs Kitchen Chef
Holy Eucharist, Training
12:10 PM Fridays Lenten Evensong
Ascension Chapel 8 Time 9 10 11 12 13 14
changes– 5:00 PM 12:00 PM 4:30 PM 5:30 PM 9:30 AM
7:00 PM Tuesdays leap forward Grounds Mtg TCS Board Finance Stations of Quiet
EFM 9:15 AM Altar Guild Meeting Committee the Cross Garden Day
7:00 AM Wednesdays 6:30 PM
11:45 AM 6:15 PM
Holy Eucharist, 6:00 PM Men’s Cathedral
BP Checks & St. Lenten
Holy Communion Fellowship Delights
Mark’s Bookstore Supper &
12:00 PM Tuscany
5:30 PM Wednesdays Kitchen Chef
Friends of Bill W., Training
Room 305 5:30 PM PNEUMA
5:30 PM Wednesdays
Choristers Rehearsal 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
UNDIE SUNDAY 4:00 PM 6:00 PM 7:00 PM 5:30 PM 8:00 AM
6:00 PM Wednesdays Vestry Meeting LOUD Mtg EFM II Stations of Men’s
Band Jam, 80:00 AM the Cross Breakfast &
6:00 PM Supper &
Cathedral Undercroft Labyrinth in Bible Study
TRC Mtg Program
Taliaferro Hall until
7:30 PM Wednesdays 10:00 AM 8:30 AM
Choir Rehearsal Lay Weeders
5:00 PM Clean up of
12:00 PM Thursdays Jazz Vespers the Gardens
Bag Lunch 10:00 AM
Bible Study, DoK mtg
11:00 AM—1:00 PM Fridays
Clara’s at the Cathedral Café 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
11:45 AM 6:15 PM 1:00 PM 11:00 AM
BP Checks Lenten 4th Friday Cathedral
Supper & Spiritual Com- Delights
5:30 PM Program panioning Arabic
PNEUMA Youth 5:30 PM Cooking Class
Gathering Stations of
29 30 31 Save the Dates in April
April 5: Palm Sunday
Newcomer Brunch April 12: Easter Day
Please refer to the next page for details of all the
Holy Week Services and Activities
April 25: Golden Anniversary & Beyond Service & Celebration
It’s not too late to make your reservations for one of the February dinners! Pick up a registra-
tion during coffee hour on Sunday, from the Cathedral office during the week, or download
one from the website (www.saintjohnscathedral.org). 100% of the money collected for the
dinners will directly fund the youth pilgrimage scheduled for Summer 2009.
Arabic Cooking Class and Luncheon
If you’ve always wanted to know how to make all those yummy Syr-
ian dishes, come to your very own cooking class! Learn from the
pros! We’ll have hands-on demonstrations!
Then, we’ll all sit down to the fruits of our labor and
enjoy a wonderful feast filled with your favorite Arabic dishes.
And, what meal is complete without Syrian sweets!
Each guest will receive a cookbook with authentic, tried and true recipes!
So, grab your apron and delight in a Middle Eastern experience!
Cost per guest: $40
Guest Limit: 60 chefs
Location: Taliaferro Hall
Dress is comfortable and casual
“Who Killed the Chef?”
Lights! Camera! Murder!
Come experience what is sure to be the most
mysterious and intriguing dinner party you’ve
ever been a part of. Enjoy Italian food while
entering New York during the 1940’s.
Come “in character” according to your invitation.
Guest limit: 24
Reservation deadline: April 3rd
Location: St. Augustine
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Sunday Morning Offerings Wednesday Night Lenten Program
Dean’s Forum - Ingram Lounge Our Lenten theme this year is "Listening to Lent".
This quarter in the Dean's Forum, our adult Bible At our Wednesday evening program we will have
study series will take us from the despair of exile to speakers from 5 different faith traditions who will
the defeat of the cross and on to the rest of the share with us their faith journey or some aspect of
story: God's intentions always are for forgiveness, their faith tradition. Perhaps we will see how we
restoration, and new life. Like the exiles of Ezekiel, are more alike than different in our diversity. Join
God is most present where God seems most ab- us for a simple soup and salad supper at 6:15 in
sent: on the gallows at Auschwitz, in the dark al- Taliaferro Hall. Our program will begin at 7 and
leys and crack houses of our cities, in the suffering end at 8. Nursery is available upon request and
wrought by nature's violence in Myanmar-or on the there will be a video program for older children in
cross of Calvary. As people of faith, we are heirs to the lower floor of Cathedral House.
a life of hope; yet it is a legacy we must deliber-
ately choose. The world is God's, the future is March 4 Pandit - Hindu
God's, and we are God's. Please join us for in March 11 Rabbi Sandberg - Judaism
depth Bible Study on Sunday mornings in Ingram March 18 Imam Enrique Arasheed - Islam
Lounge. The reading assignments can be found on March 25 Ramin Mamoodhi - Baha'i
the website under Christian Formation, Sunday April 1 Jared Goldman - Buddhist
Center for Prayer & Spirituality Youth News
Quiet Sunday Mornings, Cathedral House, 3rd
9-9:30 Silent Prayer—9:30 -10 Conversation March 8th at the Cathedral
A gathering for beginners & those familiar with the March 22nd at the Cathedral
ancient Christian prayer forms of Contemplative
Leadership Planning Meeting
Prayer & Christian Meditation.
March 22 at Panera
Center for Prayer and Spirituality Cathedral Delights - The Cathedral Delights din-
ners are turning into a huge success. There are
March 14 - Quiet Garden Day still some spots left at each party, but they are
This Quiet Garden season, the Rev. Bernie Dooly is going fast so sign up today! Contact Quinn if you
presenting insights and reflections from The Inner have any questions.
Experience by the late Thomas Merton. The liturgy is
provided by the Rev. Mary Busse. There is also an
opportunity to walk the labyrinth during the morning.
(Socks required) A brown bag lunch follows the noon
Eucharist. We welcome anyone who wants to join us.
Filled Plastic Easter Eggs Needed
March 20 - 4th Friday Spiritual Companioning We need plastic Easter eggs filled
Fourth Fridays from 1:00 – 2:00pm following the with treats for the Annual Cathe-
12:10 Contemplative Eucharist, the Center for Prayer dral Easter Egg Hunt. Acceptable
& Spirituality is offering group Spiritual Companioning items are individually wrapped, non-
in the third floor Chapel of the Transfiguration. Louise chocolate candy, stickers, erasers
Hardman and the Rev. Mary Busse will facilitate this and small toys. Drop off your do-
time for silence and exploring together the depths of nations to the church office.
our inner journeys.
The Season of Lent - March 2009 Volume 2 Issue 3 The Eagle
A Prayer Cathedral Prayer List
WE PRAY FOR THE CHURCH AND THE WORLD
Prayer for Ash Wednesday I. The Church. The mission of the church; all Bishops of the Anglican Commun-
O Lord, The house of my soul is ion; Rowan, Archbishop of Canterbury; Katharine, our Presiding Bishop; John
our Bishop; Charles our Assisting Bishop; all clergy and other ministers; the An-
narrow; enlarge it that you may glican Communion; the Diocese of Cuba; the Episcopal Church, USA; the Dio-
enter in. It is ruinous, O repair it! It cese of Florida including the people, staff and clergy of the First Coast West
displeases Your sight. I confess it, I Region; the people of St. John’s Cathedral, including our clergy, P. J., Deborah,
and Perry; our seminarian, Beth; our staff, volunteers, and vestry.
know. But who shall cleanse it, to
whom shall I cry but to you? Cleanse II. The World. Peace & healing among nations and in Afghanistan, China, the
Holy Land, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, the Sudan, and Zimbabwe.
me from my secret faults, O Lord, and
III. The Nation. Those struggling due to rising gas prices, the bank and mort-
spare Your servant from strange sins. gage crisis, and unemployment; guide those seeking public office to serve the
Lenten Reflections well-being of all people and guide the people of the United States of America in
Holy Family Cathedral the election of officials and representatives.
Kuwait City IV. The City & Community of Jacksonville. An end to violence in our schools
and homes and on the streets of this city; for the desire for justice and equality,
peace and reconciliation to be planted in every human heart that unemployment,
A Word racism, a lack of quality education and medical care, and all other factors contrib-
uting to the escalation of violent crime would be swiftly dealt with in order to
Intimate relationships cannot substitute for bring about a place filled with people of God respecting the dignity of every hu-
a life plan. But to have any meaning or
V. Those who suffer in body, mind, or spirit -
viability at all, a life plan must include
Members of St. John’s Cathedral: Cynthia Adkins, Helen Arnold, Vivian Ben-
intimate relationships. nett, Christine Boney, Betty and Bill Brisbin, Kathy Browning-Hunt, John But-
~ Harriet Lerner ~ terbrodt, Mary Cardell, Nia Carrington, Barbara Davis, Jackie DeWitt, Emily
Dukes, Ted Ensminger, Frances George, Alice Gillis, Godfrey Gregory, Marian
Hilton, Rosemary Jefferies, Gary Keys, Ruth Lackey, Thomasina McFarlin,
Cindy Miller, David Miller, Connie Mullis, Trave O’Connor, Tegwedd Olmes,
A Laugh Pam Parent, Janelle Parrish, Joel Perry, Julia Rady, Mike Rady, Louise Haddock
Ringey, Anna Russell, Carol Sims, Jane Still, Tommy Thomas, Howard Triay,
Bill Warren, Lin Winney, Diane Young.
Family & Friends of Members of Saint John’s Cathedral: Mary Rose Akel,
Christopher Alexander, Joseph Askren, James Austraw, Janice Avery, Miles
Bingham, Nancy Block, Dorothy Blunt, Dian Boothe, Sandy Brandt, Chas Cer-
veny, Allen Contis, Tamara Creech, Cliff Crews, Ernest Cross, Ethel Davis,
Sarah Dawkins, Angel Drevon, Pearl DuFresne, Philip and Sheila Elder, Robert
Forsyth, John Gordon, Clair Granger, Metro Griffith, Miriam Harling, Frank
Harrelson, Virginia Hart, Michael Hillegass, Wilneta Holland, Isaac Holmes,
Clarence Hull, Mary Jackson, Steve Johnson, Jeffrey Jones, Katharine Jones,
David Kaplan, Calvin Kolster, Dianne Link, Virginia Cody Maurer, Dan
McCabe, Pat and Vernon McDaniell and family, Charles McKinnon, Shannon
Meyers, Doris Miller, Karen Molby, Barbara Newcomer, Paul Padrutt, Michelle
Perry, Mary and Jaime Pizarro, Grant Prother, Griffin Ranney, Rayjohn, Diane
Sherer, Doug Sloan, Charles Stuart, Courtney Suggs, Michael Swaim, Candis
Thompson, Anessa Tippens, Marjorie Vining, Myrtice Wise, Mary Zittrauer.
VI. For those in need of protection, including: the children of the world;
victims of war, violence, injustice, and oppression; for members of all military
forces and civilians serving in war-torn areas, and their families, and all who are
Green Tip affected by war including: John Altman, Charles Armstrong, Ernest Armstrong,
Ted Baker, Hud Berrey, Leo Comacho, Michael Flynn, Austin Harrison, Clint
Hyman, Adam Jessee, Micah Miller, George Mills, Mimi Mullis, Tom Nelson,
Revisit your wrinkle-free Houston Robinson, Joseph Rogers, Hunter Schott, Oliver Silsby, William Slaght.
youth at the library. Your VII. For all those who have died including, Nathaniel Meide, Cornelia Van-
library card gives you free nozzi, and Billy Walton.
access to books, movies, and VIII. In thanksgiving for all that is gracious in our lives.
music - plus borrowing +We invite you to take this list with you to incorporate in your prayer life. Prayer requests for
keeps paper and plastic out members of Saint John’s Cathedral remain on the list for varying lengths of time. Prayer
requests for family and friends of members remain on the list for 4 weeks. Prayer requests are
of production. You're never made by contacting Judy Maurer at the church office either by phone (356-5507 or 632-9104
too old for that! ext. 10) or by E-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org). For prayer for the confidential
intercessory prayer ministry of the Daughters of the King, contact one of the clergy.
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WITH THE CITY Jacksonville, Florida
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Propers for Sunday,
1 Peter 3:18-22
Propers for Sunday,
Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16
Propers for Sunday,
March 15 Cathedral Clergy and Staff
Psalm 19 The Very Rev. P. J. Woodall, Jr. Quinn Parman
1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Interim Dean Youth Director
John 2:13-22 The Rev. Deborah M. Jackson Patty Lanier
Canon for Liturgy & Administration Director of Communication
Propers for Sunday, The Rev. J. Perry Smith Robert Hyde
March 22 Director of Cathedral Properties
Interim Canon Associate
Timothy Tuller Debbie Hodsdon
Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22
Ephesians 2:1-10 Canon for Music Executive Assistant to the Clergy
John 3:14-21 John Barry Judy Maurer
Receptionist & Administrative Asst.
Canon for Music Emeritus Jackie Martinez
Propers for Sunday,
Monica MacKenzie Nursery Coordinator
Jeremiah 31:31-34 Lindsey Tuller
Psalm 51:1-13 Carol Schott Choristers Director
Hebrews 5:5-10 Canon Bursar
John 12:20-33 Ann Brodt Music Associate
Director of Christian Formation
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