Cathedral Clergy

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The Very Rev. Miguelina Howell


Miguelina Howell serves as the Tenth Dean of the Cathedral and was Vicar of the Cathedral. Miguelina also serves as Chaplain to the House of Bishops, Faculty for CREDO, a Wellness Program of the Church Pension Group and serves as...

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The Rev. Canon Jorge Enrique Pallares

Canon for Congregational Life

The Rev. Jorge Enrique Pallares, Canon for Congregational Life at Christ Church Cathedral in Hartford, is a native of Mexico and has been an ordained Episcopal priest since 2006. He grew up in the Roman Catholic Church and became attracted...

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The Rev. Deacon Bonnie Matthews


As Cathedral Deacon, Bonnie supports the Cathedral Congregations, and its leaders, in their participation in God’s mission in service to the poor, needy, and oppressed. Bonnie also takes leadership with new initiatives in consultation with the Dean of the Cathedral...

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The Rev. Jay Cooke

Priest Associate

Jay is a graduate of Boston College with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and a minor in theology. He began the process of ordination in the Diocese of Southern Ohio after graduating with a Master of Divinity from...

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The Rev. Canon Timothy Hodapp

Canon for Mission Collaboration

The Rev. Tim Hodapp, Canon for Mission Collaboration, serves the Episcopal Church in Connecticut (ECCT) as the resource for congregational life and mission-focused cooperative efforts. Collaboration—between worshiping communities, across Regions, among Ministry Networks, and between Region Missionaries—captures most of Tim’s...

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The Rev. Canon Ranjit K. Mathews

Canon for Mission Advocacy, Racial Justice, and Reconciliation

The Rev. Ranjit K. Mathews serves as the Canon for Mission Advocacy, Racial Justice, and Reconciliation in the Episcopal Church in Connecticut. He works with parish and diocesan leadership to make real God’s realm of justice, love, and peace, with...

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