May the peace of God which passes all understanding be with you, your loved ones and this nation today and always. In the light of the recent tragedies in Baton Rouge, Minnesota and Dallas, I invite you to join me on Sunday, July 10, following our 10 am service for a time of prayer, conversation and reflection about the current state of affairs in our nation.+Continue Reading
Posted on July 9, 2016
Assault on Freedom - A Message From Our Bishops
Another tragedy has impacted the very fabric of our society. Innocent lives have been lost as a result of hatred and inadequate gun control policies. I invite your individual prayers for the victims of the shooting in Orlando. We will have an opportunity to pray collectively within the next few days in the context of our Sunday worship. Please read the letter from our Bishops, inviting us to respond to this tragedy, and to the overall gun violence issue, in prayers and actions. .+Continue Reading
Posted on June 13, 2016
Our Dean Has Been Named a Chaplain to the House of Bishops!
The Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the Most Rev. Michael Curry, has named our Dean as one of the two new chaplains who will serve the House of Bishops. The House of Bishops is made up of all bishops of the Episcopal Church, active or retired.+Continue Reading
Posted on June3, 2016
Michael J. Southwick, ESQ. Elected at Chapter as Chancellor to Christ Church Cathedral
The Cathedral Chapter elected Michael J. Southwick, ESQ. as the Cathedral's Chancellor on April 26, 2016. Mr. Southwick has represented a wide range of entities including commercial and investment banks, asset managers, hedge funds, insurance companies, not-for-profit and for profit corporations in a variety of corporate governance matters, contractual and structured financing transactions including drafting, negotiating and general legal advice.
Mr. Southwick will work closely with Chapter and the Governance sub-committee with guidance on a new framework to revise the constitution on which the Cathedral will operate.
Posted on April 27, 2016
Bishop Ian T. Douglas Leads Chapter Members In Brainstorming Session On The Life And Vision Of Our Cathedral
Bishop Douglas addressed Cathedral Chapter members during the quarterly meeting held on April 26. The meeting focused primarily on the four groups formed during brainstorming sessions held at the day-long retreat session last January at Camp Washington. The Chapter is currently focusing on four areas of work:
Posted on April 27, 2016
Recipient of the Ninth Annual Canon Jones Award
Dr. Dorothy Asch, is an inspiring and amazing person, who has had a lengthy vocation of service to God and Church. She lived ahead of her time and devoted much of her life to the theological education and spiritual formation of children. At the age of 94, Dr. Asch has touched the lives of many children over the decades and was in many ways a brave pioneer who paved the way for the women who followed... +Continue Reading
Posted on April 23, 2016
Members of Cathedral Congregations arrives at Trinity Episcopal Church Lime Rock for Eurcharist/Misa Worship and Luncheon
Approximately 40 members of the Cathedral congregations participated, being sent as apostles to Trinity. Leaders from Trinity and the Cathedral shared participation in every aspect of the service. Following the service both communities engaged in conversation and fellowship... +Continue Reading
Posted on April 18, 2016
Bishop Ian T. Douglas at Opening Service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross Lusaka, Zimbia
The ACC meets every two or three years and its present policy is to meet in different parts of the world. Since it began there have been fifteen meetings of the Council. The last meeting ACC-15 was held in Auckland New Zealand from 27th October and 7th November 2012. ACC-16 is taking place in Lusaka, Zambia between 8-19 April 2016. +Continue Reading
Posted on April 14, 2016
Installation of The Very Rev. Miguelina Howell, Dean
The Very Rev. Miguelina Howell became the first Hispanic woman to be a cathedral dean in the Episcopal Church when she was installed last February as the 10th dean of Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Hartford, Connecticut. +Continue Reading
Posted on April 14, 2016
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About the Cathedral
Cathedral Discernment Report
Christ Church Cathedral embarked in a discernment journey of 18 months to answer pivotal questions such as what it is a Cathedral in the 21 Century? Does the Episcopal Church in Connecticut needs a Cathedral? If so, is Christ Church at the Corner of Church and Main up to live into a new vision?
A Task Force appointed by Bishop Douglas led our discernment process. On November 2015, a final discernment report was presented to the Annual Convention of The Episcopal Church in Connecticut. Christ Church Cathedral was reaffirmed as the Cathedral of the Episcopal Church in Connecticut... +Continue Reading
State Of The Cathedral Report 2015
At our 2015 Annual Meeting our Dean, the Very Rev. Miguelina Howell addressed the Cathedral Congregation, presenting an overview of our current participation in God’s mission as well as opportunities and challenges we face as we seek to serve as a resource for the formation of apostles in the Episcopal Church in Connecticut... +Continue Reading
The Work Of Our Cathedral Chapter
Our governing body, the Cathedral Chapter is living into our new vision. Currently, the Chapter is supporting our participation in God’s mission in four main areas:
- Cathedral Congregations
- Cathedral Governance
- Engaging the City
- Sent into the World (ECCT- TEC)
To learn more about the work of Chapter, please contact our Dean, the Very Rev. Miguelina Howell at firstname.lastname@example.org. The most recent Chapter meeting minutes and packages are available...+Explore
Sent Into The World
Our Cathedral serves as a resource for the formation of apostles in the Episcopal Church in Connecticut. This is done in a variety of ways, from providing space for worship and mission at Church By The Pond to sponsoring and hosting missional experiments across the Episcopal Church in Connecticut.+Explore
Chruch Street Eats
Our Cathedral‘s feeding program is one of the largest in the Greater Hartford Area. We participate in God’ mission by providing support to our brothers and sisters in need. +Explore
Church By The Pond
Based on Boston's "Common Cathedral" model, we don't
wait for people to find us. Instead, we set up our altar in a highly visible
public setting. Our mission is to bring the good news of Jesus Christ’s love and
salvation to the all people.
The Cathedral In The News
Our Cathedral Congregations
The Cathedral congregations represent a diverse, multicultural and multilingual community. Our Cathedral congregations are comprised of four worshipping communities, each with distinctive identity and characteristics... +Continue Reading