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Cathedral Life – Newsletter of The Cathedral of St. Andrew – January 22, 2015 -

Cathedral Life 1-22-15: In this issue – An update on Stewardship; Paul Wall from Bath, England will conduct Bell Ringing Training in February and March; Sunday Adult Formation, “Opening the Prayer Book”; Palm crosses to be collected; Becoming the Story We Tell — small groups begin; farewell from Susan & John Hays; Quiet Day at St. Anthony’s hosted by the Hawaii Diocese Chapter of the…

Cathedral Life for January 15, 2015

“Pa’akai a Malamalama” (Salt and Light) – Reflections From the Dean The Very Reverend Walter Brownridge This week instead of a theological reflection I want to simply offer you an invitation – actually several invitations.First and most importantly, please come to the following Cathedral event. The Annual Meeting of The Cathedral of St. Andrew Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Cathedral  One…

Christmas Eve at St. Andrew’s Cathedral

Wed. 24 Dec • Christmas Eve

Jonathan Korth

Noontime Concerts Series, 12:15 pm
Jonathan Korth, piano

Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110 Ludwig van Beethoven   1770-1827

St. Andrew’s Cathedral Noontime Concerts presents UH Manoa Associate Professor of Music, Jonathan Korth, in a piano recital on Wed., Dec. 24 at 12:15 pm. Noontime Concerts Series features guest artists as well as the Cathedral’s own musicians in performances of chamber and choral music, and organ recitals on the Cathedral’s acclaimed Aeolian-Skinner organ. The half-hour concerts are Wednesdays at 12.15 pm. You are welcome to bring lunch. Admission and parking are free – although donations are always welcome!


Joseph-and-Mary-(Chris-and-Jenna)Family Christmas Eucharist, 5:30 pm
with Children’s Pageant

This Christmas Eve Service is a combined celebration of families and children on the Square. The congregations from the Cathedral, St. Peter’s, and St. Paul’s will be celebrating the birth of our Lord together. Families and children of all ages are especially invited to this service. Even if they haven’t rehearsed, they will be invited to participate in the nativity pageant. No auditions or rehearsal necessary—just show up! A special liturgy has been prepared to assist our young ones in grasping the meaning of God’s literally coming among us in human form.




Holy Eucharist with Carols, 7:30 pm

Celebrate Christmas at the Cathedral, with this traditional service and Christmas Carols. The Cathedral will be adorned with greenery and hundreds of pillar candles; providing the obvious sense that our long awaited Prince of Peace has arrived. Come celebrate in beauty and holiness of the Christ Mass.




2013-Christmas Mass

Christmas Vigil, 10:30 pm and
Midnight Mass of Christmas, 11 pm

The Cathedral Choir

Saint Andrew’s Cathedral proves an oasis of peace on Christmas Eve at the Vigil and Midnight Mass of Christmas services. Join us at this spiritual, magical time of night when it is quiet in the city and the Cathedral is in all its Christmas glory. A contemplative half-hour of music beginning at 10.30 pm includes the Tomas Luis de Victoria’s O magnum mysterium , O Little Town of Bethlehem and John Rutter’s Nativity Carol. This is followed at 11.00 pm with a Sung Eucharist as we come together to celebrate the birth of Christ.

Christmas Day at St. Andrew’s Cathedral

 Thurs. 25 Dec • Christmas Day

2013-Christmas-730-DSC_0221Hawaiian Mass on Christmas Day, 10 am
The Hawaiian Choir

After opening gifts Christmas morning, head to the Cathedral to worship the newborn king! We commemorate the Light of the World with song, prayer, and communion at this beautiful service.



Carol-Concert-20141221-DSC_0693Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols, 5.30 pm
The Cathedral Choir

On Christmas Day, Dec 25 at 5.30 pm. All are invited to this wonderful celebration of Christ’s birth. The service includes Bible stories interspersed with Christmas Carols and features the renowned Cathedral Choir and Hawaii’s largest pipe organ, under the direction of Director of Music John Renke.  Join in with traditional favorites such as Once in Royal David’s City, The First Nowell and Hark! the Herald Angels Sing and hear the choir sing such timeless classics as In Dulci Jubilo and Away in a Manger.  The winter light flooding through the stained glass, candles, wreaths and window boxes all add to the magical atmosphere of this special service. All are invited. Admission and parking are free.

This service is modeled on the world-famous Christmas Eve tradition of King’s College in Cambridge, England, which is broadcast across the world.

Christmas in the City

Holiday Services and Concerts

Sun. 21 Dec. • Winter Solstice

Annual Carol Concert, 3 pm
The Cathedral Choir
Blue Christmas, 5:30 pm
A Service for the Longest Night

Wed. 24 Dec • Christmas EveDSCN0006-crop-CathedralChristmas1

Family Christmas Mass, 5:30 pm
with Children’s Pageant
Mass with Carols, 7:30 pm
Midnight Mass of Christmas, 11 pm
The Cathedral Choir (Vigil at 10:30 pm)

Thurs. 25 Dec. • Christmas Day

Hawaiian Mass, 10 am
The Hawaian Choir
Festival of Lessons & Carols, 5:30 pm
The Cathedral Choir

Wed. 31 Dec. • New Year’s Eve

Organ Recital, 10:15 pm
John Robert Renke
New Year’s Eve Sung Mass, 11 pm
Blessing of the City at Midnight

Read the latest issue of Cathedral Life

Please click the link Cathedral Life 12-11-14 to read the latest issue of Cathedral Life, including “Pa’akai a Malamalama” (Salt & Light) Reflections From the Dean – Help Wanted:  Time and Talent, Upcoming Events, and much more!

A Huge Cathedral Aloha to Lisa Kimball, Ph.D.

Sunday, December 7, 2014, 8:00 and 10:30 am Holy Eucharist We are excited to welcome Dr. Lisa Kimball to the Cathedral Ohana on Sunday, December 7th, from the Virginia Theological Seminary.  She will speak briefly at both the 8:00 am and 10:30 am Holy Eucharist and at the Dean’s Forum to introduce her work for the Episcopal Church on Christian Formation.  Lisa is one of…

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